Dr. Phyllis Weinstock

Dr. Weinstock has over 20 years of experience in conducting social policy research, with expertise in managing complex evaluations of educational and early childhood programs.  She has directed studies for the U.S. Department of Education, the California Department of Education, school districts, the Regional Educational Laboratories, local governments, and nonprofit agencies. Projects under her direction have included multi-site evaluations with experimental and quasi-experimental designs, design studies, implementation studies, child and classroom assessments, grant performance assessments, and surveys of parents, teachers, and students.

Recent projects include the Random Assignment Impact Study of the Program for Infant Toddler Care, the National Evaluation of the Teaching American History Grant Program, Survey Validation for Beating the Odds Schools for the Midwest Regional Educational Laboratory, and Needs Sensing for the Southwest Regional Educational Laboratory. Dr. Weinstock currently serves as co-principal investigator for the U. S. Department of Education's National Evaluation of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Centers.   Prior to joining IMPAQ International, Dr. Weinstock served as CEO of Berkeley Policy Associates between 2011 and 2013.

IMPAQ Papers and Presentations

Brandt, W. & Weinstock, P. (2017, November). Challenges in Multi-Site Education Program Evaluation. Presentation at the American Evaluation Association Conference, Washington, DC.

Abe, Y. & Weinstock, P. (2015, April). Exploring How Methodological Decisions Affect the Variability of Schools Identified as Beating the Odds. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Weinstock, P. (2011, December). Teaching America's Past: Evaluating the Teaching American History Program. Presentation at the National Council for Social Sciences Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Hanson, T., Sanchez, R. & Weinstock, P. (2012). Implementing Randomized Controlled Trials in Local Education Settings: Design, Methods, Findings, and Practical Research Realities. Panel presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Weinstock, P. (2012, April). Evaluation of the Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC): An On-Site Training of Caregivers. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Austin, Texas.