Kaleen Healey is the Director of Strategic Outreach and Partnerships at Student Experience Research Network (SERN). Prior to joining SERN, she worked as a researcher at RTI International and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. She brings a practice lens to research that is informed by her prior roles as a college readiness program director and elementary school teacher. Dr. Healey earned a PhD in human development and social policy from Northwestern University, a master’s degree from Loyola University Chicago, and a bachelor’s from the University of Notre Dame.