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Alita Robinson

Research Assistant

Pronouns: She/Her

Degrees

  • BS Ed in Youth & Social Innovation / BA in African and African American Studies: University of Virginia

About Alita Robinson

Alita Robinson works as a qualitative research assistant and currently serves on the Allegheny County Black Teacher Study, Philadelphia team. She also supports evaluations of the Philadelphia Anti-Violence Community Expansion Grant Program and the Children’s Literacy Initiative Blueprint 4.0 Curriculum. Prior to joining RFA, Alita worked as an Education Policy Associate at her alma university, University of Virginia, where she collaborated with education policymakers to address major education issues in the Commonwealth. She worked on several early childhood programs, including Addressing Disparities in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Strategies. Her research interests include education policy, postsecondary education, and the push for multicultural studies in the K12 curriculum. She is driven by a desire to make a difference in the lives of people and to fight for equitable education.

  • A fun fact about me…

    I am totally obsessed with Crocs (yes, the shoes). I have more than forty pairs, to be exact.

  • I can’t stop listening to…

    Chloe X Halle

  • Currently binge watching…

    The Great British Baking Show

Key Projects by Alita Robinson

Allegheny County Educator Diversity Project

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Evaluation of makeSPACE Arts Integration Professional Development for 7th and 8th Grade Core Content Area Teachers

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