Elizabeth Greninger, Ph.D.

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Elizabeth Greninger

Elizabeth Greninger, Ph.D., is a Managing Associate at edCount, LLC, where she contributes to edCount’s organizational objectives through intellectual engagement, technical expertise, and management of staff and company resources. Responsibilities include directing projects and managing the work of junior staff; planning and implementing methods, techniques, and skills to complete projects in a timely and cost-efficient manner; preparing high-quality reports and other outputs; developing corporate knowledge and knowledge of individual program areas and projects. 

Dr. Greninger serves as the Project Director for assessment support to the New York State grades 3-8 assessment in ELA and mathematics, where she oversees item development training and item writing processes. She also serves as the Project Director for technical assistance to the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University, where she leads edCount's work in curriculum and professional development, and compliance with assessment and accountability regulations under Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Education for the Deaf Act (EDA), provides support in the interpretation and implementation of state standards and appropriate assessment practices for the Clerc Center student population, including transitioning to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Assessments. Dr. Greninger served as the Project Director for edCount’s Regional Educational Laboratory, Mid-Atlantic projects, serving as the principal investigator for the Teacher Effectiveness Webinar Series and the Ask an Expert Online Chat Series, facilitating over 40 webinars from 2013-2015, as well as providing technical advising on research projects. In 2015, she served as the Co-Project Director for the K-12 OER Collaborative’s ELA K-2 rapid prototype curriculum project, where she provided curriculum design and instructional leadership expertise, as well as overall project management. Dr. Greninger also served as the Project Director for a comprehensive reform of standards, curriculum, assessment, and professional development activities for the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE), beginning in 2010. She provided intellectual leadership on several project tasks including the K-12 standards revision, curriculum revision process, the design and implementation of a comprehensive professional development academy, aligned instructional coaching and PLC model, a school culture study, planned for a web-based resource center, and provided oversight to data management issues. Dr. Greninger contributed to the PRDE’s flexibility waiver application, implementation, and monitoring of flexibility initiatives.

Dr. Greninger is an experienced educator at the classroom, school, and higher education levels. She specializes in working with students, teachers, and administrators in high need school settings, and in adapting curriculum, instructional methods, and professional development offerings to address a wide range of student and educator needs. Prior to joining edCount, Dr. Greninger served as the Director of the Alternative Certification Program at Texas A&M International University and the Project Director for a Texas Regional Collaborative Science Grant. Dr. Greninger also held teaching positions in the Bronx, NY and in Laredo, TX. Dr. Greninger was honored as an Emerging Leader by Phi Delta Kappa in 2009-10 in February 2009, the Scholastic publication Administr@tor Magazine named her as a Top Educational Leader Under 40.

Dr. Greninger earned her doctorate in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University in 2012. She and holds certifications for elementary education and school principal and district administrator roles in New York, Texas, and Virginia.