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ACT research guides thought leadership and drives solutions that help individuals achieve education and workplace success.

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In addition to publishing high-quality, research-based insights, ACT Research offers a suite of services designed to provide educators and workforce development professionals with tools, data, and services needed to make strategic education and career planning, assessment, and learning decisions.

Our Featured Experts

Krista Mattern, PhD

Krista Mattern is a senior director in Validity and Efficacy Research specializing in the validity and fairness of assessment scores as well as more general issues in higher education such as enrollment, persistence, and graduation.

Jeffrey Steedle, PhD

Jeffrey Steedle is a senior research scientist in Validity and Efficacy Research specializing in postsecondary outcomes research and validity evidence for ACT's workforce assessment programs

Raeal Moore, PhD

Raeal Moore is a senior research scientist specializing in survey methodological research and research on education best practices in P-12 schools.

Jason Way, PhD

Jason Way is a research psychologist in the Center for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning. He researches behavioral and psychosocial skills, including their relevance to important academic and work outcomes.

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