Dr. Eilene Edejer has over 30 years of applied research experience in different educational and community settings. She earned both her M. Ed. in Community & School Counseling and Ph. D. in Research Methodology from Loyola University Chicago, where she is currently joint faculty in the School of Education and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. During precious spare time, she enjoys yoga, knitting, reading, hanging out with her teen b/g twins, and traveling. Her current research interests include equity in student assessment and Culturally Responsive Teaching during the pandemic.