WestEd, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. We have extensive experience conducting research and evaluation for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the educational technology sector. The EdTech@WestEd team strives to provide actionable research and insights to our clients that help improve their product development and increase impact. We offer expertise in education research, academic content areas, learning science, and product implementation.

Proven Track Record

Successful wins with over 50 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants funded by IES, NSF, and NIH

Content Expertise

In-house subject matter experts with academic and SEL content expertise

Extensive Experience

Education researchers with experience in formative and summative study designs

Effective Partnerships

Successful collaborations with over 150 EdTech companies since 2014

Our Leadership Team

Jodi Davenport

Director, Learning and Technology

Bryan Matlen

Senior Research Associate

Steve Schneider

Senior Managing Director, STEM Research and Entrepreneurship

Jessica Triant

Research Associate

Jacklyn Yani

Project Manager