Lynn Jenkins joined Sterling Associates in August 2008. Drawing on her extensive background as an education researcher and writer, Lynn leads evaluation projects and generates an array of written materials for our clients, ranging from grant proposals and reports to letters and marketing pieces. She also writes case studies on urban school reform.
Previously, Lynn was the director of curriculum and research at the Center for Reform of School Systems (CRSS), an education nonprofit where she researched and wrote case studies and other materials used in training urban school district leaders in effective governance. Prior to this, she spent a decade working as a freelance writer and researcher on a wide range of education policy, research, and assessment projects. Clients included Educational Testing Service, National Institutes of Health, American Institutes for Research, and Statistics Canada, among others. From 1991-93, Lynn worked as a researcher and writer for former U.S. Education Commissioner Ernest Boyer during his presidency at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in Princeton, New Jersey. From 1988-91 and 1993-4, she directed reporting and writing assessment activities for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and reporting activities for the National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS) projects at Educational Testing Service in Princeton. She is the author and co-author of numerous publications on education reform, assessments, and policy.
Lynn holds a Master's degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BS in Social Work with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin.
She and her husband, Dr. Steve Weinheimer, a research scientist, have two children. Lynn enjoys volunteering in their schools.
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