Pai-rou Chen is a Social Science Research Professional at SCALE. She supports the Center's performance assessment projects, data needs, MOOC courses, and works with Dr. Ray Pecheone and the reseach team to develop Performance Assessment Resource Bank (PARB) to promote performance assessment nationally and globally.
Prior to joining SCALE in 2011, she worked with Dr. Milbrey McLaughlin and Dr. Joan Talbert for seven years at the Center for Research on the Context of Teaching at Stanford University to manage multi-year research evaluations, including the evaluation of Bay Area School Reform Collaborative Phase II, the evaluation of New Teacher Center-Ravenswood City School District Instructional Improvement Initiative, and the evaluation for the New Visions for Public Schools regarding its “SAM” model for school leadership development and inquiry-based improvement. She has also worked as Research Technician at the Human Investment Research at California State University in East Bay and Research Associate at California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in San Francisco. She has a B.A. in Chinese Literature with a minor in Teacher Education at National Taiwan University and a M.A. in Education with a specialization in Language Learning and Policy at Stanford University.