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Jacqueline Zweig, PhD, conducts quantitative research that provides new insights into educator effectiveness, data use, and virtual education. She specializes in statistical and econometric analysis.

Zweig manages applied research and evaluation studies for the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands at EDC, where she has conducted studies on early childhood, educator effectiveness, and online learning. She also co-led the development of local assessment support resources for the Illinois State Board of Education, including online modules, assessment development workshops, and other supporting materials.

A Massachusetts Education Policy Fellow in 2014-15, Zweig is currently a research fellow for the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute. She received a BA in economics from Colby College and a PhD in economics, with a concentration in applied microeconomics, from the University of Southern California.

“When educators are partners in research, research findings have their greatest impact on teaching and learning.”

Speaking Highlights

Working With Practitioners on a Study on Data Collection and Use in Early Childhood Education Programs
Poster presentation, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
April 2016
Symposia on Teacher Preparation and Professional Development in K–12 Online and Blended Teaching
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference
Savannah, GA
March 2016
Data Collection and Use in Early Childhood Education Programs: Evidence from the Northeast Region
Paper presentation, Northeastern Educational Research Association Annual Conference
Trumbull, CT
October 2015

Selected Publications

Lavigne, H. J., Shakman, K., Zweig, J., & Greller, S. (2016). Principals’ time, tasks, and professional development: An analysis of Schools and Staffing Survey data (REL 2016–201). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs

Shakman, K., Zweig, J., Bocala, C., Lacireno-Paquet, N., & Bailey, J. (2016). Teacher evaluation and professional learning: Lessons from early implementation in a large urban district (REL 2016–115). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs

Zweig, J., Stafford, E., Clements, M., & Pazzaglia, A. M. (2016). Professional experiences of online teachers in Wisconsin: Results from a survey about training and challenges (REL 2016–127). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs

Clements, M., Pazzaglia, A. M., & Zweig, J. (2015). Online course use in New York high schools: Results from a survey in the Greater Capital Region (REL 2015–074). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs