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 on a number of evaluation projects at Equal Measure, including the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions’ Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund, the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s investment to enhance teaching practices and establish institutional incentives to increase the number of STEM college graduates, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Family Economic Security Workforce Development Pilot programs, and the Goddard Riverside Community Center’s Options-NYCDOE training program. Georgia also has worked on evaluations of the Career Advancement Academies in California, More Than Wheels, 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 EducationWorks, a nonprofit organization serving youth in Trenton and Camden, NJ, and Philadelphia, 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 Ph.D, 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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