Annelise Buzaid is the Sr. Director of Research at the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy – an organization dedicated to improving public education through well-informed decision-making based on evidence of effective policymaking and practice. In this role, she manages a portfolio of research projects designed to surface effective practices in schools in order to impact policy decisions and scale promising strategies. In addition to performing research, she supports school districts to align their work with research-based practices in a way that is responsive to each community’s local context.
Prior to joining the Rennie Center, Annelise worked as a consultant at Public Consulting Group, where she specialized in K-12 education and technology strategy. She also served as an AmeriCorps fellow at Tenacity, where she delivered tennis and literacy programming to students in Boston Public Schools. She received a B.A. in English and a M.A. in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology from Boston College.