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Emily D. McDowell - Author

Emily D. McDowell, MS, is a Research and Evaluation Associate at the Utah Education Policy Center, where she supports the ongoing development and improvement of educational policies, programs, and practices.

She completed her Master of Science in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). Prior to that, she was a Project Coordinator in the Center for Social Development and Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston, leading a variety of research and evaluation initiatives focused on the inclusion of youth with disabilities in educational and recreational settings.

Emily has worked with programs funded by Special Olympics, the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Science  Foundation, as well as state and local boards of education, K-12 schools, community colleges, STEM centers, out-of-school networks, and recreation programs. She is committed to helping organizations use data to effectively and equitably serve youth with diverse backgrounds, goals, and needs, and she enjoys partnering with educators and practitioners to promote data-driven growth.

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