Laura Berry Kuchle, a senior researcher at AIR, is currently working with the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) and the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR Center). For NCII, she serves as a technical assistance (TA) liaison for Missouri and Minnesota, works on TA product development, and is a key member of the evaluation team. She supports both formative and summative evaluation activities, including protocol development, data collection planning, data review, and reporting.
Dr. Kuchle also serves as the summative evaluation liaison for the intensive TA sites in Missouri and Minnesota. For the CEEDAR Center, she is the AIR formative evaluation task leader. In this role, she was a key developer of the Center’s evaluation plan and takes the lead in preparing formative evaluation protocols and plans. She helps coordinate formative plans with TA and the summative evaluation. She also contributes to TA product development.
Dr. Kuchle's training emphasized applied behavior analysis, response to intervention, data-based team problem solving, and systems change and reform. For her dissertation and internship, she focused on culturally responsive practices and services for English language learners. Prior to joining AIR, she worked as a school psychologist in Ohio public schools.
Ph.D. and M.Ed., School Psychology, University of Cincinnati; B.A., Spanish and Psychology, University of Kentucky