BethAnn Berliner
Project Director and Senior Researcher


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BethAnn Berliner is a project director and senior researcher at WestEd. She helps states, districts, schools and communities strengthen their policies, programs and practices for students at-risk of dropping out of school. She recently co-authored a study that documented the education outcomes of students in foster care, which provided national guidance to improve student supports. Current work includes improving high school outcomes for students with disabilities and promoting effective dropout prevention strategies and reengagement strategies for dropouts who return to school. Berliner serves on a number of boards and advisory groups that address social justice issues.