Casey Henderson

Area of Study: 
Education Policy
Advisor: 
John Fantuzzo

Casey Henderson is a Ph.D. student in the Education Policy Division at the Graduate School of Education. Casey's interests include comprehensive reforms for young children living in poverty, early childhood assessments, policies to enhance family engagement, and the use of integrated data systems to inform education and social policy decisions. Casey is currently working on a number of projects at the Penn Child Research Center, including psychometric validation of an early childhood formative assessment, a study of an entire cohort of African-American third-grade children in Philadelphia, and an evaluation of Pennsylvania's quality ratings and improvement system for early childhood programs. Casey earned her B.A. in English from Duke University.