Elsa Duré implements, manages, and documents research projects at the local and regional levels for AISR. She currently supports the Ford Foundation's More and Better Learning Timeinitiative as the project coordinator, responsible for the practical coordination of project work as well as providing research and conceptualizing support for major project deliverables. She is also engaged in the Central Falls High School Transformation Study, taking part in the extensive data collection strategies, data evaluation process, and writing of the three yearly reports on the high school's transformation. Prior to joining AISR, she was an intern for the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies (RIMA). Her work included conducting and evaluating classroom observations to inform school leaders and teachers on efficient use of time and coordinating a research project assessing stakeholder satisfaction with Democracy Prep Blackstone Valley, a RIMA academy. She holds an M.A. in urban education policy and a B.A. in psychology from Brown University and is fluent in English and Spanish.