Research Associate, K-12 Education

Since joining MDRC in 2014, Drohojowska has been involved in project management and research for several large-scale projects. As the lead resource manager for the K-12 Education policy area, she develops, maintains, and monitors work plans, expenditures, and budgets; communicates with important partners and funders; and supports the development of new projects. She currently serves as the resource manager for the study of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Behavior as well as several other evaluations. In this role she works with the project directors and task leaders on the day-to-day management of projects and serves as a liaison to funding agencies, subcontractors, and other outside partners. Drohojowska also plays a substantive role in several projects focused on career and technical education, including YouthForce NOLA and the P-TECH 9-14 evaluation. On YouthForce NOLA, a project that promotes strong career and technical programs and work-based learning in New Orleans charter high schools, she serves as the project manager and lead implementation researcher. Before joining MDRC, Drohojowska served as a project manager and external relations leader for Say Yes to Education, a college-access organization. She received a BA in international relations from Boston College.