Adelaide Currin is a current Master of Public Administration student at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She brings a strong interest in education policy and research methods to her role as a Research Assistant on the CT to CS RPP, where she supports project administration, data collection, and data analysis. Adelaide has prior experience conducting federally funded early care and education research at MEF Associates, a small social policy research and evaluation firm. She earned her BS in Economics and BA in Public Health from the University of Washington. Adelaide uses computational thinking daily when following recipes - closely following algorithms when baking and using abstraction to focus on the big picture when cooking.