Position title: CommonLit
Anjali Yadav is the Associate Director of District Success at CommonLit, a free online platform equipping educators with high-quality literacy resources. Currently, CommonLit is used by over 20 million teachers and students globally. In her role, Anjali has helped CommonLit develop its earned revenue strategy and supports school districts across the country in their use of CommonLit’s reading program. Anjali enrolled in the Learning Analytics Master’s Program (LAMP) to learn how educational systems can better access, interpret, and act upon data to improve learning outcomes. She is eager to begin applying her learnings from LAMP later this fall when she joins CommonLit’s Data Department as a Junior Data Scientist. Big picture, Anjali is excited about educational technology, methods to improve how data are communicated, and approaches to improve data fluency. Over the next few years, she is interested in learning how to conduct educational research and continuing to improve her technical skillset to analyze robust datasets. Before joining CommonLit, Anjali graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in communication studies and a minor in business. She lives in Chicago, IL with her fiancé and cat.