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About REL Midwest

REL Midwest provides education research, dissemination, and technical support services to educators and policymakers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

REL Midwest staff members bring to their work a wide range of content experience in the priority areas of early childhood education, educator effectiveness, college and career readiness, and low-performing schools and school improvement.

Staff members are skilled in the areas of qualitative and quantitative research design, research and evaluation methods, project management, data use, accountability systems, assessment and test development, education law and policy, and application of geographic information systems to education issues.

Directors

Julie Kochanek
Director
(312) 283-2312
jkochanek@air.org
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Alicia Garcia
Deputy Director
(720) 855-3808
agarcia@air.org
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