Elizabeth Barkowski, Ph.D.Alliance Researcher, REL Southwest
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
800-476-6861, ext. 6598
Elizabeth Barkowski, a senior researcher at American Institutes for Research (AIR), serves as an alliance researcher with the REL Southwest. Dr. Barkowski’s work focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and programs that influence educator effectiveness. Her research interests and areas of expertise include developing evaluation plans and employing appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methods to study the effectiveness of strategic human capital management strategies in education, including educator preparation, induction and mentoring, professional development, evaluation, and compensation.