Tran Keys (she/her) serves as a Senior Advisor for the California Center for School Climate.
Tran is a Senior Research Associate with the Region 15 Comprehensive Center (R15CC) and the Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) at WestEd. With REL West, she supports the development and dissemination of research-based, user-friendly products and events that aid policymakers and practitioners in understanding research that informs decision-making and education practices. Within both R15CC and REL West, Tran provides analytic technical assistance and coaching to state education agencies and other key stakeholders in myriad state- and region-specific projects, supporting improved education and student outcomes through evidence-based research. She has extensive experience as a professional development provider for district and state leaders and more than 20 years of experience working with school districts and educational organizations.