Jennifer O’Day is an Institute Fellow at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). Over the past 25 years, Dr. O’Day has carried out research, advised national and state policy makers, and written extensively in the areas of systemic standards-based reform, educational equity, accountability, and capacity-building strategies. One main focus of her work in recent years has been on strategies for intervening in low- performing, high-poverty schools identified under systems of state, local, and federal accountability. Dr. O’Day is the founder and chair of the California Collaborative on District Reform. She and Marshall (Mike) Smith co-authored the 2019 book, Opportunity for All: A Framework for Quality and Equality in Education. Dr. O'Day received her Ph.D. in education administration and policy analysis from Stanford University.