Jane Core Yatzeck


Research Associate

Prior to joining the Shaffer Evaluation Group, Dr. Core Yatzeck was a public school administrator and teacher for 19 years. Her work in schools included whole school literacy leadership, coaching team planning for equitable instruction to increase student outcomes, teacher mentorship, and special education program design and implementation. Dr. Core Yatzeck earned a Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership with concentration on Curriculum Leadership from William & Mary. She also holds a M. Ed. in Administration and Supervision from William & Mary and a M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Hood College. Her B.S. in Education was completed at New Mexico State University. Dr. Core Yatzeck’s research interests include building teacher capacity, teacher decision making, resource choices in literacy instruction, and read-aloud as an instructional tool in the classroom.