Aleksis Kincaid, PhD
Knowledge Development Researcher
Dr. Aleksis Kincaid is a knowledge development researcher for the PROGRESS Center. Currently, he supports the Beating-The-Odds (BTO) project, investigating the practices that highly effective schools use to support their students’ educational progress. In addition, Dr. Kincaid provides training through the Center on Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports and serves as a researcher for the Regional Educational Laboratory – Midwest. Dr. Kincaid has conducted research on national policies around testing accommodations, early literacy trajectories, and special education disproportionality. He has developed multi-tiered systems of support processes for districts, conducted program evaluations, and developed data-based decision-making rubrics for schools to use. Prior to joining AIR, Dr. Kincaid worked as a school psychologist and multi-tiered systems of support coordinator. Dr. Kincaid has a doctorate in educational psychology, is a nationally certified school psychologist, and licensed school psychologist in Minnesota and Wisconsin.