Luke Stanke

Data Scientist/Psychometrician/Applied Statistician

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am a statistician.a program developer.an analyst.an educator.a data scientist.

I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

I am passionate about making data easy-to-use so that it drives decision-making.

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SERVICES

DATA ANALYSIS

I have completed hundreds of projects for over thousands of stakeholders. These analyses range from simple summary statistics to more complicated statistical approaches.

DATA MANAGEMENT

I have developed intermediate data warehouses that collect information from larger information systems. This data is then used to understand what’s happening in systems.

DATA VISUALIZATION

I have developed over one hundred different visual data tools to help schools using R, Tableau, D3, and Microsoft Excel (Yes, Excel is a useful data tool!).

INSTRUCTION

I have taught classes and courses at the middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate level. I have led dozens of training on the use of data in schools and on developing classroom tests.

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WORK HISTORY

2015

Consultant – Analytics

SLALOM INC.

I crunch data of all sizes, create surveys, conduct research, develop data tools, and train individuals on how make use of data. I’ve worked in with groups large and small in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and industrial services for companies of all sizes.

2013

Data Scientist

MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

I created data tools focused on attendance and suspensions, evaluated programs (small and large), developed key social-emotional learning indicators used in many school districts and mined systems for important insights about students.

2009

Assessment Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA – COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

I worked as an Assessment Coordinator at the College of Pharmacy for 4 years. I developed assessments (tests and surveys), analyzed data, and developed data systems from scratch. I did this full-time while in graduate school.

2006

Science Teacher

Charlotte, NC

I taught high school and middle school science. My students went from 15% proficient to 60% proficient. I developed systems for assessing, tracking, and analyzing data across multiple grade-levels. It was hard work and I loved it.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2016

Educational Psychology – Quantitative Methods in Education

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

Earned my PhD in measurement and quantitative methods in the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota. I’ve learned a lot about regression — voodoo data analysis for the layperson.

2006

Housing Studies

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

I earned a bachelors degree in Housing Studies at the University of Minnesota. I studied the socio-economic and political aspects of housing. I utilized geo-spatial analysis for a capstone project.

VIEW MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

You can view my LinkedIn profile. I currently work for Slalom Consulting.

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You can download my CV in pdf format if you like. My CV includes more detailed information about my job performance and academic scholarship.

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CONTACT

Luke Stanke

Luke Stanke

stanke@gmail.com

Minneapolis, Minnesota