Aleksis Kincaid is a Researcher at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). He currently serves as a researcher for Regional Education Lab Midwest (REL Midwest) and PROGRESS Center at AIR. Dr. Kincaid has 10 years of experience providing training, consulting, and research services in the education system. Dr. Kincaid has trained educators on data literacy, data-based decision making, special education processes, and multi-tiered system of supports. He has developed multi-tiered system of supports processes for districts, conducted program evaluations, and led district leaders in discussions about assessments and using data to identify students in need of additional support. Dr. Kincaid has also conducted research on national policy, disproportionality in special education, early learning trajectories, and youth with disabilities who cross over to the juvenile justice system. Dr. Kincaid holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology, is a nationally certified school psychologist, and licensed school psychologist in Minnesota and Wisconsin.