Elisabeth O’Bryon, Ph.D., is a cofounder and the chief impact officer at Family Engagement Lab. Previously, she was the director of research and evaluation at GreatSchools, where she worked to design and implement evaluation projects, with a particular focus on rapid-cycle research approaches. Elisabeth was formerly a postdoctoral research associate at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, where she evaluated the effectiveness of school-based social-emotional learning programming for children, teachers, and families.
Elisabeth has a doctorate in psychology and experience providing school psychological services to preschool- through high school-age students in both English and Spanish. Her research has focused on how to promote the educational success of students identified as English learners, as well as ways to support home-school partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse families. Elisabeth is also the mom of two young boys, who she learns from every day.