Alexia Raynal advances knowledge of how digital tools can support the development of learners. She specializes in evaluating the impact of programs that use digital technologies to promote STEM learning, school readiness, literacy development, and family involvement, with particular focus on emergent bilinguals and Hispanic families.
Raynal has extensive experience conducting formative and mixed-methods research; using descriptive, experimental, and quasi-experimental methods; and designing assessments and research instruments. She is interested in using design-based research to promote equitable adoption of learning technologies by low-income learners.
Raynal holds an MA in Liberal Studies from the City University of New York Graduate Center and a BA in Communication Sciences and Digital Media from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. She is fluent in English and Spanish.