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Michael Garet
Institute Fellow and Vice President of Education Program

P-12

  • Data and statistics
  • Professional development
  • School choice

Michael S. Garet is a vice president in the education program and an Institute Fellow at American Institutes of Research. Garet is currently serving as principal investigator for an experimental study of the impact of teacher and leader evaluation systems, and co-principal investigator for an experimental study of the impact of teacher professional development in fourth-grade mathematics, conducted for the Institute of Education Sciences. He is also co-principal investigator for a large-scale evaluation of the Intensive Partnership Sites for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Deeper Learning Network Schools for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Garet was project director for a large-scale randomized field trial supported by the Institute of Education Sciences examining the effectiveness of teacher professional development in middle school mathematics, and a parallel study in early reading. Garet was also co-principal investigator for a national longitudinal study of No Child Left Behind. Recent publications include work on the effects of teacher professional development.