Kori Crockett works on diverse projects related to social and emotional learning assessment and continuous improvement, the review of SEL programs, and evaluating and supporting school and district SEL implementation, including the Collaborating Districts Initiative (CDI).
Prior to joining CASEL, she advised high school seniors on college matriculation as a mentor with Chicago Scholars. She was also a recipient of the TaLK Scholarship (a Korean government service-learning award), teaching English to public elementary school students. She has experience in higher education, supporting international volunteers, and direct service for the homeless.
Kori’s professional interests include social and emotional skill development across the lifespan, particularly in college and career, first generation college student success, educational technology, and international practices in education.
Kori received her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan and her master’s in human development and psychology from Harvard University.