Utah Leading through Effective, Actionable, and Dynamic (ULEAD) Research Partners

Overview

This webpage is a part of the Utah Leading through Effective, Actionable, and Dynamic (ULEAD) Education Clearinghouse. The research partners listed below collaborate with ULEAD, share their existing research where appropriate, and potentially contract with local education agencies (LEAs) and schools to perform research work.

The primary partners that consulted with the lawmakers responsible for creating ULEAD are:

Dr. Parker Fawson
Utah State University
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Dr. E. Vance Randall
Brigham Young University
Educational Leadership and Foundations

Dr. Andrea Rorrer
University of Utah
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Rorrer and Dr. Fawson meet regularly with the ULEAD Education Director to help enact the collaborative efforts necessary to support and improve the public schools in Utah.

Current Research Partners

Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC)

Janice Bradley, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Assistant Director, Professional Learning

Stacy Eddings, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Assistant Director, Evaluation

Tyson Glad, Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Graduate Assistant

Cori Groth, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Associate Director

Yongmei Ni, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Assistant Director, Quantitative Methods

Matthew Pecsok
Data Scientist

Wynn Shooter, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Assistant Director, Community Outreach

Carol Swenson, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Assistant Director, Business Operations

Contact

McKell Withers
Director
Phone: (801) 557-4227 | E-mail