Katie Barghaus, PhD
Katie Barghaus is the Executive Director of the Penn Child Research Center at the Graduate School of Education and is a frequent AISP collaborator. Katie’s expertise is in quantitative methodology and applied research aimed at supporting the well-being of young children and families. She has contributed her leadership to several efforts including an examination of the geographic distribution of neighborhoods with high-need and low-supply of quality early childhood education, a multi-site study of the educational well-being of children in assisted housing programs, an AISP primer on the basics of using, sharing, and integrating administrative data, and an AISP expert panel on developing data standards and quality criteria for IDS. Katie earned her PhD from the Quantitative Methods program at UPenn’s Graduate School of Education where she was also an Institute of Education Sciences Pre-Doctoral Fellow.
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