Jacqueline Zweig, Ph.D., conducts collaborative research with practitioners, policymakers, and researchers in the areas of virtual education and educator professional support and development. Dr. Zweig specializes in econometric analysis. She is the Principal Investigator for an Institute of Education Sciences grant in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education and Michigan Virtual to estimate the impact of an orientation course on high school students online course completion rates. She also served as the alliance researcher for the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest’s Virtual Education Research Alliance. Zweig has developed surveys for schools, online teachers, and onsite mentors to gather information about their experiences with online learning. In addition, she oversees all Applied Research and Evaluation studies for REL Northeast and Islands and is an author on several REL and peer-reviewed articles. Zweig received her B.A. in Economics from Colby College and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southern California.