Jacqueline Zweig, Ph.D., conducts collaborative research with practitioners, policymakers, and researchers in the areas of educator effectiveness and virtual education. Dr. Zweig specializes in statistical and econometric analysis. She serves as the alliance researcher for REL Midwest’s Virtual Education Research Alliance and is the principal investigator for the recent REL study, Professional experiences of online teachers in Wisconsin: Results from a survey about training and challenges. In addition, she oversees all Applied Research and Evaluation studies for REL Northeast and Islands and is an author on several REL publications. Before joining Education Development Center, Zweig was the Director of Metrics at the New York City Department of Education. As the director, she contributed to the design of a pilot teacher evaluation system in over 100 schools where she focused on measures of student learning. Zweig received her B.A. in Economics from Colby College and her Ph.D. in Economics, with a concentration in Applied Microeconomics, from the University of Southern California.