Jeff Klein is an educational researcher at the DERDC. Prior to working at UD, he was the Coordinator of Research, Development and Evaluation at Appoquinimink School District. During his time at Appoquinimink, he served as a member of the Delaware Education Support System Advisory and the Academic Framework Working Group. He also aided the state in the selection and development of the Longitudinal Data System and also the Education Insight Dashboards. Mr. Klein has over 15 years of experience in using assessment data to bring about positive outcomes for students. His research interests include the development and use of early warning systems in education, post-secondary educational attainment, and student transience.