The People of CRESST

CRESST conducts research that improves assessment, evaluation, technology, and learning.

Jenny Kao

Research Scientist

Phone: (310) 206-4354
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Jenny Kao is a Research Scientist with many years of experience in educational research. Her research interests are in reading and language development, and in work that enhances education for English learners and students with disabilities. She has been involved in research on developing reading curriculum for elementary school students; examining assessment accommodations for middle school students; and exploring career-readiness features in assessments for high school students. Dr. Kao holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Studies in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.