Natalie Tucker-Bradway

Senior Researcher

Natalie Tucker-Bradway is a senior researcher at AIR with a focus on early childhood education, policy, and development. At AIR, she serves in a variety of capacities on research and evaluation projects including project manager, task lead, and lead analyst for multiple projects to design and conduct quantitative data collection and analyses.

Tucker-Bradway is an experienced project manager, managing the day-to-day activities of project teams as well as overseeing the overall quality of the project team. For example, Tucker-Bradway currently is a project manager for the Michigan Preschool Development Grant Needs Assessment and Evaluation Planning teams. For these projects, she coordinates the day-to-day activities of the project team as well as serves as the primary contact for the project. In addition, she currently serves as the deputy project director for the Children’s Literacy Initiative Study, a randomized controlled trial that tests the efficacy of a teacher professional development program, and as project manager on a project to work with Oklahoma State Department of Education to develop and administer a survey to all state preschool teachers about their use of curricula and assessments. Tucker-Bradway is a certified Project Management Professional.

M.P.P., Public Policy, University of Michigan; M.S.W., Social Work, University of Michigan; B.A., Psychology, Kalamazoo College