Alex Snipes, M.A.

Alex S 2018

Alex Snipes, M.A. is a Research Assistant – Editor at edCount, LLC, where she provides support to associates and senior staff in the execution of project tasks, research activities, report production, and proposal development. Ms. Snipes has aided in the data analysis and report production for a large-scale alignment evaluation in grades 3 –8 Math and ELA for the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Ms. Snipes has also helped orchestrate virtual item writing training sessions and webinars for the NYSED project.

Ms. Snipes received her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 2018. During her graduate studies, Ms. Snipes worked as both a teaching assistant and a research assistant, teaching Introduction to American Government, Introduction to International Relations, guest lecturing in The Far Right in Western Democracies course and researched cross-national electoral behavior with Dr. Cas Mudde. After receiving her B.A. from the University of Georgia in International Affairs and French in 2015, Ms. Snipes worked as an English Teaching Assistant as a part of the Teaching Assistantship Program in France (TAPIF) in Lille, France, teaching English to middle school students at two French middle schools. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Snipes worked as a research assistant for the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia and conducted analysis of gendered narratives of female radical right party leaders in English and French contexts. While an undergraduate, Ms. Snipes also worked as a Study Abroad Ambassador for the University of Georgia’s Office of International Education and as a Legislative Intern for U.S. Congressman David Scott. Ms. Snipes joined edCount in November 2018. 

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Alex Snipes is a Research Assistant – Editor at edCount, LLC, where she provides support to associates and senior staff in the execution of project tasks, research activities, report production, and proposal development. Ms. Snipes has aided in the data analysis and report production for a large-scale alignment evaluation in grades 3 –8 Math and ELA for the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Ms. Snipes has also helped orchestrate virtual item writing training sessions and webinars for the NYSED project.

Ms. Snipes received her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 2018. During her graduate studies, Ms. Snipes worked as both a teaching assistant and a research assistant, teaching Introduction to American Government, Introduction to International Relations, guest lecturing in The Far Right in Western Democracies course and researched cross-national electoral behavior with Dr. Cas Mudde. After receiving her B.A. from the University of Georgia in International Affairs and French in 2015, Ms. Snipes worked as an English Teaching Assistant as a part of the Teaching Assistantship Program in France (TAPIF) in Lille, France, teaching English to middle school students at two French middle schools. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Snipes worked as a research assistant for the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia and conducted analysis of gendered narratives of female radical right party leaders in English and French contexts. While an undergraduate, Ms. Snipes also worked as a Study Abroad Ambassador for the University of Georgia’s Office of International Education and as a Legislative Intern for U.S. Congressman David Scott. Ms. Snipes has published and presented two works on gender and perceptions of political power at national conferences. Ms. Snipes joined edCount in November 2018. 

Danielle Kwon, B.A.

Danielle K 2018

Danielle Kwon, B.A. is a Research Assistant at edCount, LLC, where she provides support to associates and senior staff in the execution of project tasks, research activities, report production, and proposal development. Ms. Kwon has aided in the data analysis and report production for a large-scale alignment evaluation in grades 3 –8 ELA for the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Ms. Kwon has also helped orchestrate virtual item writing training sessions and webinars for the NYSED project.

Ms. Kwon received her B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University in 2017. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Ms. Kwon conducted reproductive health research in Udaipur, India and helped to create a curriculum on the topic for Seva Mandir’s Youth Resource Centers, as well as interned in Salta, Argentina where she assessed the availability of local public health resources. While a student, Ms. Kwon also tutored elementary ESL students in math and reading at two Durham public schools and El Centro Hispano. After graduation, Ms. Kwon taught first grade at KIPP DC Quest Academy as a part of the Capital Teaching Residency program in Washington, D.C. Ms. Kwon joined edCount in October 2018.

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Kathryn Smith, B.S.

Katie S. 2018

Kathryn Smith, B.S. is a Research Assistant at edCount, LLC, where she provides support to associates and senior staff in the execution of project tasks, research activities, report production, and proposal development. Ms. Smith has aided in the data analysis and report production for a large-scale alignment evaluation in grades 3 –8 Math for the New York State Department of Education (NYSED). Ms. Smith has also helped orchestrate virtual item writing training sessions and webinars for the NYSED project.

Ms. Smith received her B.S. in Political Science and Psychology in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Smith worked as a Teaching Assistant and Family Involvement Coordinator at 4Kids Early Learning Center, as well as she interned for PA Representative Frank Dermody and the Department of City Planning in Pittsburgh. Ms. Smith worked as a Program Educator for the Pittsburgh Project, aiding the operation of a progressive series of afterschool and summer programs for more than 250 urban Pittsburgh elementary school students. At John Morrow Elementary School, a part of Pittsburgh Public Schools, Ms. Smith planned and implemented lessons based on the district assigned curriculum as a Substitute Teacher. Ms. Smith joined edCount in October 2018.

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