Dr. Kristin Gagnier is the Director of Dissemination, Translation, and Education at the Science of Learning Institute and a visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. Kristin leads the Institute's work to foster bidirectional synergies between research and practice. She partners with school districts, schools, museums, government organizations, and policymakers to advance research and translate science of learning research into evidence-informed practices. Kristin’s work is based on her interdisciplinary training in connecting cognitive science research to educational practice and draws on the disciplines of cognitive and developmental science, implementation science, neuroscience, and education. Kristin’s work is motivated by her passion for improving learning outcomes by connecting research to practice and practice to research. Click here for more information on Kristin's research.