Kristen Dechert

Kristen DechertBiography:
Kristen Dechert conducts research and evaluation work and coordinates communication efforts for the Mississippi State University Research and Curriculum Unit. Her current work focuses on performance-based compensation for educators, teacher and principal evaluation, and innovative high school models in Mississippi. She has taught courses on technical and academic writing and has served as expert reviewer for linguistic research. She is a member of the American Educational Research Association and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from the University of Montevallo and Mississippi State University, respectively.