Jenni Fipaza is the project manager for the Midwest Comprehensive Center and a senior communications specialist on the education team at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). In her role as Midwest Comprehensive Center project manager, Fipaza assists the center’s leadership team in tracking and supporting progress across each technical assistance project, including monthly reporting for the U.S. Department of Education.
Fipaza also currently serves as the project manager for AIR’s corporate communications team and for the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders. She has provided technical assistance and support for state-level educator evaluation reform efforts in Maine, Illinois, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Washington. Her work has included standards and rubric development and alignment, qualitative analysis and incorporation of stakeholder feedback into design processes, report writing, and meeting facilitation.