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Preetha Menon

Lead Researcher

Preetha joins Understanding Language as the Lead Researcher. She will support mixed-methods research efforts involving students, educators, and administrators. She will also help produce a variety of resources and practices that schools and districts can implement to help support the simultaneous development of language and content among traditionally underserved students with a focus on English learners. Preetha has worked as a researcher in education relating to issues with English Language Learners in science education and completed her PhD at UC Santa Cruz and postdoctoral work at Stanford.