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Victoria Wang

Research and Policy Associate

Victoria Wang is a Research and Policy Associate at the Learning Policy Institute. In her role, she supports research and policy initiatives on the Early Childhood Learning and Educator Quality teams. Her work focuses on policies and practices that improve early learning systems and early educator preparation in California, as well as high-quality teacher preparation pathways in Texas.

Prior to joining LPI, Wang was a Senior Research Associate at the Charles Butt Foundation, where she worked on public opinion and policy research. Her most recent work in that role centered on systemic strategies for improving teacher retention, for which she conducted literature reviews and qualitative research to amplify teachers’ voices. Wang grounds her education research and policy work in her personal experience teaching special education, preschool, and kindergarten in Austin, TX.

Wang holds an MEd in Educational Policy and Planning and an MEd in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Comparative Human Development from the University of Chicago.