Pamela Bonsu

Pamela Bonsu
Researcher

Pamela A. Bonsu is a researcher at AIR with experience in designing formative evaluations. Currently, she provides technical assistance to the Southeast and Texas Comprehensive Centers, working alongside state education agencies, building capacity by co-developing evaluative tools for program implementation, training, and learning. Bonsu uses her expertise in qualitative evaluation methods to design and implement a number of data collection instruments for clients, including survey questionnaires, interview and focus groups protocols, and literature reviews. She has led data collection for small and large-scale research projects, including the Baby TALK pilot study, which involved nine participating sites in the Chicago metropolitan area and central Illinois; and the eMINTS Validation Study, a four-year study conducted in 58 schools in the state of Missouri. Areas of interest include early childhood education, college and career readiness, implementation fidelity, and observational assessments. Bonsu is a certified CLASS-PreK and CLASS-Secondary observer. Prior to joining AIR, she served as a program evaluator for educational programs in Houston, Texas.