Jacquelyn Stirn is an independent higher education consultant and serves as an Achieving the Dream data coach for nine colleges in six states. Her work outside of data coaching for ATD includes external evaluation for student success projects as well as providing guidance for the reorganization of the institutional research function.
Prior to her role with ATD, Jacquelyn was the director of institutional research for the Community College of Denver and the University of Colorado System Office. She also held research positions at Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), Regis University, Colorado Commission on Higher Education, and Penn State.
Ms. Stirn has managed many longitudinal databases and was instrumental in producing two editions of the WICHE high school graduate projections as well as the regional fact book. She served as a trainer for the IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) web system for over 10 years. She continues to be active in state, regional and national institutional research associations.
M.P.A. | Pennsylvania State University, University Park
B.A. (Government and Politics) | University of Maryland, College Park
Director of Institutional Research | Community College of Denver
Director of Institutional Research | University of Colorado System Office