Senior Associate, K-12 Education

Condliffe is a mixed-methods researcher who leads education projects in the K-12 policy area, focusing on various topics including supplemental academic supports, student social and emotional well-being, and school choice. Since starting at MDRC in 2014, Condliffe has led numerous large-scale rigorous research projects, including the National Evaluation of Training in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior conducted for the U.S. Department of Education. Condliffe also leads several partnerships with public education agencies and nonprofit providers to support their application of research insights and methodologies to their program improvement efforts. Before joining MDRC, Condliffe was a researcher with the Baltimore Education Research Consortium. She also taught middle and high school English in New York City and worked at the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. Condliffe holds a B.A. from Bowdoin College and an M.A. in teaching from Brooklyn College. She was an Institute of Education Sciences predoctoral training fellow at Johns Hopkins University, where she earned her Ph.D. in sociology.