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Jennifer Presley

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BIO

Jennifer Presley has many years' service in higher education and P-20 applied research, including senior positions in higher education agencies in Connecticut and Wisconsin, and institutional positions at UMass/Boston and the University of Maryland, College Park. Most recently she was founding Director of the Illinois Education Research Council. She has a bachelors' degree in polical science from San Francisco State University, and an MA and Ph.D. in higher education administration and policy analysis from Stanford University. Prior to graduate school, she was management services officer for the Biochemistry/Biophysics Department at UCSF.

She is currently Director for Science and Mathematics Education Policy at APLU. 

EXPERTISE

Higher education policy, planning and management; teacher quality; the transition from high school to college. 

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