Georgia has a background and research knowledge in education policy, program implementation and evaluation, and youth development/out-of-school-time programs. Her prior research has focused on the implementation of federal and market-based education policies, and the decision-making processes of educational leaders.
Georgia works as the Co-Deputy Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Connections program. She also manages a number of evaluation projects at Equal Measure, including the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s investment to enhance teaching practices and establish institutional incentives to increase the number of STEM college graduates and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Family Economic Security Workforce Development Pilot programs. Georgia has worked on evaluations of the Career Advancement Academies in California, the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions’ Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund, the Goddard Riverside Community Center’s Options-NYCDOE training program, Philadelphia Academies Inc., the D5 Coalition, the Council on Foundations’ Career Pathways Program, Achieving the Dream’s Catalyst Fund, and Lumina Foundation’s Benefits Access for College Completion initiative.
Prior to joining Equal Measure, Georgia was an evaluation specialist at a regional nonprofit organization serving youth in Trenton and Camden, NJ, and Philadelphia and Chester, PA. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of evaluation, including building internal capacity, instrument design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. While completing her doctorate degree, Georgia worked as a deputy legislative director for the New York State Assembly and, prior to that, as the coordinator for undergraduate initiatives for the University at Albany’s School of Education.
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