Sun Young Yoon

Sun Young works on projects with REL Northwest and the Oregon College and Career Readiness Research Alliance. She also assists in state planning for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act. She obtained her Ph.D. in the educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and worked at New York University as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Teaching and Learning.

“I believe unbiased and data-driven policy evaluation can improve impacts of educational policies.”

Advisor – Research and Evaluation


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Blog Posts

Violence in the News Underscores the Importance of Listening to Students


December 22nd, 2016

A few weeks ago, just after the tragedies in Baton Rouge and Dallas, I met informally with some colleagues. Each of us felt a confusing array of pain and numbness. I remember feeling especially unmoored by seemingly endless and totally senseless violence. I told my colleagues about a vulnerable moment I’d experienced recently—something that had really stuck with me in the wake of all the trauma.