Takeshi Terada

Data Analyst III

Takeshi Terada is a statistical data analyst at the Social Policy Institute. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Evaluation from Arizona State University, with concentrations in K-12 education policy and quantitative research methodologies. His doctoral research focused on evaluating K-12 accountability policies and metrics by applying statistical, psychometric, and econometric research techniques. Prior to completing his Ph.D. degree, he earned two master’s degrees in educational assessment and international education from University of Minnesota. He worked as a research Specialist in the Providence Public School District, aided the initial design of a nationwide common assessment, the Partnership for the Assessment for College and Career Readiness (PARCC), in Washington D.C., and performed psychometric analyses in the K-12 space for the Data Recognition Corporation. 

In his free time, he enjoys social dances including Argentine tango, salsa, and bachata, as well as cooking a variety of food and watching Japanese manga series.