Lindsay was a doctoral student in Curriculum and Teacher Education. She graduated in 2005 from Syracuse University with B.A.s in Anthropology and Photo Illustration and minors in Education and Non-Violent Conflict and Change. Prior to her doctoral studies, Lindsay taught middle school English and ESL in Roma, Texas, and at an International Baccalaureate school in Punta Del Este, Uruguay. She took a temporary job in data collection upon return from Uruguay, and has been working in the field of research ever since. Most notably, Lindsay was the project manager of the Protocol for Language Arts Teaching Observations (PLATO) during the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) study. She is mostly interested in quantitative teacher performance assessments. She works with Pam Grossman and Susana Loeb.