Profile: Kristy Cooper Stein
Kristy Cooper Stein is an assistant professor of K-12 educational administration at Michigan State University. She earned her Ed.D. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2011. Her research examines how school and district leaders systematically increase student engagement in classrooms—both to enhance student learning and increase high school graduation rates. Kristy also studies school improvement, dropout prevention, and the qualities of effective schools. Her prior work has included analyses of the use of data in elementary schools and the inner-workings of high-performing, urban charter schools.