• Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Director

    Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Director

    Dr. Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy in the School of Education and an affiliate of the Institute for Public Administration at the University of Delaware. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in Education Policy and has been working in educational research over ten years.  In addition…Continue Reading Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Director

  • Annastasia Purinton

    Annastasia Purinton

    Dr. Annastasia B. Purinton is an associate policy scientist for the Partnership for Public Education. Annastasia earned her Ed.D. from the University of Delaware in 2021, where she studied literacy for multilingual learners (MLs) and Education Leadership. Annastasia began working for the Partnership in 2020 and has supported numerous partnership-building projects designed to mobilize UD…Continue Reading Annastasia Purinton

  • Arielle Lentz

    Arielle Lentz

    Arielle Lentz is a second-year PhD student in the Education Statistics and Research Methods program at the University of Delaware’s School of Education. Arielle received her M.S. in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Temple University. Arielle worked as an afterschool and summer provider in Pittsburgh,…Continue Reading Arielle Lentz

  • Amanda Pickett

    Amanda Pickett

    Amanda Pickett is a first-year Education Ph.D. student in the Sociocultural and Community-Based Approaches specialization. Amanda earned her M.A. in English from West Chester University in spring of  2022, where she studied Writing, Teaching, and Criticism and completed her thesis “The Relationship between Mentoring and Leadership”. Amanda began working for the Partnership in August 2022……Continue Reading Amanda Pickett

  • Sarah Daniels

    Sarah Daniels

    Sarah Daniels is a graduate student in the Biden School of Public Policy and Administration. She is working toward a Master of Public Policy. Her areas of interest include education, urban, and social policy. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park, graduating summa cum laude….Continue Reading Sarah Daniels