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Cory Stai

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Project Lead

Cory Stai, M.ED., is a Senior Technical Assistance Consultant at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and serves as a project lead for the Region 9 Comprehensive Center literacy planning support project. His expertise includes literacy instruction and assessment, MTSS, and implementation science. In his previous role as the state literacy specialist for a state education agency, he oversaw the technical assistance and data collection for third grade reading proficiency and supported ELA standards implementation. He holds a master’s degree in literacy education from the University of Minnesota and was formerly a secondary ELA teacher, K–12 reading intervention specialist, and adjunct instructor.