Senior Research Analyst
DegreesB.A. in Psychology: Temple University
M.S.Ed. in Reading, Writing, and Literacy: University of Pennsylvania
Rachel Comly joined RFA in 2017 as a Research Analyst and was promoted to Senior Research Analyst in November 2018. In this role, Comly currently manages and leads the qualitative work for a large, multi-year, mixed-methods evaluation of the Children’s Literacy Initiative’s Blueprint for Early Literacy curriculum. Comly also currently directs a study of early literacy practices in Philadelphia charter schools and recently played a leadership role in a review of best practices in out-of-school time literacy programming as a part of a comprehensive scan of Philadelphia’s out-of-school time programming. Comly received an M.S. Ed. in Reading/Writing/Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Psychology from Temple University.