Jennifer Alexander

New Haven, CT
Jennifer is currently the chief executive officer at the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN). Before joining ConnCAN, Jennifer worked in Washington, D.C. as a consultant whose clients included the national Center on Innovation and Improvement. She also served as Senior Research Analyst at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), where she advised studies of Title I implementation and managed national policy centers on comprehensive school reform and supplemental educational services. Jennifer also worked on the Redesigning Low-Performing Schools Initiative at the American Federation of Teachers. She has written numerous research, policy and technical assistance tools. A Connecticut native, certified teacher and mother of two young children, Jennifer is a graduate of Peabody College at Vanderbilt University and received a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.