Wesley Wei is a Research and Policy Associate at the Learning Policy Institute. His research centers around improving educator quality and bolstering the teaching pipeline through quantitative analyses of national administrative data and qualitative case studies. He is also a member of the Federal Policy team, where he focuses on improving equitable access and affordability into the teaching profession. Prior to joining LPI, Wei worked as a graduate research assistant at the Vanderbilt Law School and as a consultant to Jefferson County Public Schools.
Wei holds an MPP in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University and a BS with highest honors in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.