Dr. Yvonne Kao is a Senior Research Associate in WestEd’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program. She is an applied educational researcher focusing on K-12 math and computer science education. Dr. Kao works with traditional and technology-based programs at all stages, from helping start-up organizations conceptualize their logic models, to providing formative feedback on prototype products, to nationwide randomized controlled trials of fully-developed interventions. She received her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University.

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