About AIR

The American Institutes for Research is a national leader in the social and behavior sciences. Since its founding in 1946 as a not-for-profit organization, AIR has been providing research and evaluation, analysis, and technical assistance to improve the quality of life in the United States and abroad. Our clients include federal, state, and local government agencies; foundations; and other organizations. AIR’s work spans a wide range of substantive areas, including: education, student assessment, international education, individual and organizational performance, health research, usability design and testing, and statistical and research methods. The intellectual diversity of our employees enables us to bring together experts in many fields, including psychology, sociology, economics, psychometrics, statistics, public health, and usability engineering. Our offices are located in Washington, DC; Palo Alto, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chapel Hill, NC; Concord, MA; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; and Silver Spring, MD.

How Can You Find Out More? To learn more about how AIR can support your needs in the area of child development, preschool planning, and school readiness efforts with innovative, research-based solutions, please contact: Susan Muenchow (phone: 650-843-8153, email: smuenchow@air.org) or Deborah Parrish (phone: 650-843-8109, email: debparrish@air.org).


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