Karina Jaquet is a Research Associate in the Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) at WestEd.
Prior to joining WestEd, Jaquet worked on K-12 education policy research at the Public Policy Institute of California. There she focused on English language learners, Common Core State Standards, early childhood and education programs, special education, special education finance, and accountability issues under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Jaquet also worked as a field researcher in Guatemala with a BASIS grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, and as outreach specialist for FIRST 5, Santa Clara County (CA).
She received a BA in economics from the University of California, Davis, and a MA in international and development economics from the University of San Francisco.