Alisha Wackerle-Hollman
Senior Research Associate


  • Data and statistics
  • Early childhood and preschool
  • Early learning
  • English language learners
  • Low-income students
  • Poverty
  • Preschool
  • Reading and literacy
  • Remediation and intervention
  • Research and methodology

Alisha Wackerle-Hollman is an educational psychologist at the University of Minnesota, where her work focuses on early childhood measurement and outcomes for young children and their families. Wackerle-Hollman has a strong interest in community based participatory research, focusing on developing robust, evidence-based practices in parenting intervention, specifically for low-income families who experience high levels of risk factors. In addition, her measurement work focuses on early childhood assessment of early language and literacy performance for preschool age students who are native English speakers and English-language learners. Wackerle-Hollman’s portfolio of research also includes research on the transition of research to practice and implementation science that intersect with early childhood systems and outcomes.