Bethany Miller is the director – learning and impact. Her responsibilities include overseeing a team focused on metrics, evaluations and internal learning practices that strengthen Ascendium’s strategy and operations. She joined the organization in 2020.
Previously, she served as a senior program officer on the education team at The Kresge Foundation and led evaluation and research at Helios Education Foundation. She has also held positions with MDRC and The American Council on Education. Outside of Ascendium, Bethany serves on the board of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.
A first-generation college student, she earned a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in history and Italian studies from Smith College.