Rocio Hernandez currently works as the Research Associate in the Department of Education. Rocio leads research initiatives to assess and improve the efficacy of programs to best support student growth. Before joining Academic Approach, Rocio worked at the Center for Education Policy Analysis where she collaborated with a team to address socioeconomic disparities in early childhood education through a text-messaging intervention.
Rocio earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Sociology with honors in Ethnic Studies from Stanford University. In her free time, Rocio can be found reading in cafes, drinking chai, and getting involved in local politics.