“Education is the key instrument for the prosperity of our nation. Education research enables us to improve current learning processes and, in turn, better educate ourselves and our children.”
Becky Kelleman is a researcher at Marzano Research. She believes that through education research, we can uncover better ways to learn, allowing for advancements in the field of education and ensuring equitable learning for all.
In her role, she contributes to numerous evaluation projects to support student engagement and achievement. Recent projects include investigating the short- and long-term impacts of a museum program for teen scholars and reviewing and revising data collection and monitoring tools for a Head Start management organization.
Her technical and methodological skills include conducting literature reviews and surveys, facilitating interviews and focus groups, and collecting and analyzing large data sets.
Prior to joining Marzano Research, Becky acquired evaluation experience with programs serving youth outside of traditional school settings. She collaborated with the YESS Institute to evaluate program impacts and provided data analysis and technical assistance on the Jeffco Prosperity Project, aimed at ending cyclical poverty. She also worked with research teams and contributed to federally funded evaluation projects at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University.
Becky earned her master of public policy degree from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University in 2015. She is currently working toward a doctoral degree in the Research Methods and Statistics program at the University of Denver.