Audrey Gallo, an experienced researcher and expert policy analyst, focuses on educational improvement. She specializes in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, data coaching, and technical assistance. Her work focuses on college and career readiness, STEM equity, computational thinking, early childhood education, and the care economy.

Gallo advances the efforts of Enhancing Equitable Opportunities to Learn in STEM, a cross-Regional Educational Laboratory initiative. She co-led the Early Childhood Workforce Development Research Alliance and blogged about early childhood programs’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. She has co-authored reports on topics including approved universal pre-K programs, pre-K enrollment rates, and high school graduation. She contributes to survey development, quantitative and qualitative research, and evaluation for numerous EDC clients.

Gallo conducts policy analysis for the U.S. Division’s Government Affairs team. This role builds on her previous experiences working at the Massachusetts State House and for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Gallo holds an MPP from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and a BA in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.