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Wendy Barnard

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University Staff, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2111

Wendy Miedel Barnard is an Assistant Research Professor and Director of CREST (College Research and Evaluation Services Team) in Knowledge Enterprise.  She works on evaluation projects funded through the National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, and multiple local non-profits. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and focused on the impact of early education experiences and parent involvement on long-term academic achievement.   Her Masters in Education is from Rutgers University where her coursework and practicum focused on children birth through age five with special needs.  She has worked at the Office of Child Development, University of Pittsburgh, as an evaluator on social service and education programs.  She has also worked as a birth-three special education teacher and a professional development consultant for preschool programs across the state of Iowa. 


PhD: University of Wisconsin Madison

EdM: Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University

BA: Douglass College, Rutgers University

Research Interests: 
  • Parent and community involvement and the impact on school success
  • Teacher Candidate use of data to inform practice during student-teaching
  • Use of Routine-Based Interviews for IFSP goal setting
  • Preschool quality and school success
  • Perceptions of working conditions on teacher efficacy


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