Stephanie Levin serves as Research Manager at the Learning Policy Institute. She co-leads LPI’s Equitable Resources and Access team. Her work centers on school finance, resource equity, and other issues that shape equity and access in K-12 education. Levin is also a member of the Educator Quality team, focusing on school leadership through research on professional learning and principal turnover.
Levin has more than 15 years of experience as a mixed-methods researcher and project manager focusing on educational equity; school finance and budgeting; the impact of federal, state, and district policies on teacher effectiveness and student outcomes; and teacher and school leader professional learning opportunities. Also, she has taught applied research courses at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education in the Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership and in the Education Policy master’s program. Prior to her work in education research, Levin was a consultant, policy analyst, and budget analyst addressing issues shaping the experiences of children and families in urban settings.
Levin received a Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, an M.P.P. from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a B.S. in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.