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Education experts with advanced training in science and technology.

Cornell University

Ph.D. Education

Cornell University

M.S. Education – Botany

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Douglas Spencer is an expert in planning, evaluating, and funding large research, education, and training programs.

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DOUGLAS SPENCER, Ph.D.

LEAD EVALUATOR

University of South Florida
Ph.D. Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Niagara University
M.S.Ed Science Education
 
State University of New York
B.S. Chemistry

Dr. Susan Hibbard is a senior evaluator at Edu. Dr. Hibbard is an expert in testing and metrics, she has evaluated numerous education projects and led several accreditation studies.

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SUSAN HIBBARD, Ph.D.

SENIOR EVALUATOR

 
 

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.M.

Princeton University
B.S.

Cate writes and edits grant proposals, policy briefs, and evaluation reports for Edu. She has written or edited over 100 books in education and social science.

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CATE HUISMAN, Ed.M.

WRITER & EDITOR

 
 

Jediah Graham is the lead editor and technical writer at Edu. He is a language and communication expert who specializes in translating complex technical information into clear and concise prose.

Since joining Edu in 2004 Jediah has co-authored reports, edited several peer reviewed publications, and polished dozens of large proposals to major funding agencies. He conducts technical research and is responsible for the final review, evaluation, and editing of Edu’s proposals, reports, media, web copy, and technical documents.

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JEDIAH GRAHAM, B.A.

University of British Columbia
B.A. Linguistics

 

University of Alberta
M.P.H.

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Katie Howatson is an evaluator at Edu who specializes in making STEM education accessible to everyone.

She uses her expertise in mixed-methods reporting to help document and tell the story behind the numbers.

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KATIE HOWATSON, M.P.H.

ASSOCIATE EVALUATOR

 

Rebecca is a Research Assistant at Edu who supports evaluators and senior staff.

She uses her experience in data management to help collect, analyze, and report data in large-scale research projects, and streamline the research process for senior evaluators.

Rebecca graduated from York University with a Spec. Honours B.Sc. in Kinesiology, and a certificate in Athletic Therapy. Before becoming a research assistant, she worked as a healthcare provider and administrator.

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REBECCA SAMEK, Spec. Honours B.Sc.

York University
Spec. Honours B.Sc.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Cornell University
Ph.D. Education

Cornell University
M.S. Education

State University of New York
B.S. Biology

Tina Phillips is a senior evaluator at Edu and an expert in planning and evaluating large citizen science projects. Citizen science teaches the general public to gather and submit scientific data.

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TINA PHILLIPS, Ph.D.

SENIOR EVALUATOR

University of Southern California
Ed.D.

Florida International University
M.S. Biology

University of Miami
B.S. Biology

Dr. David Green contributes to evaluating curriculum and course design projects. He specializes in instructional design and innovative use of emerging technologies in higher education.

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DAVID GREEN, Ed.D.

EVALUATOR

 
 
 

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.M.

Marti Huisman advises Edu on education policy.

She leverages her experience as senior administrator in a large urban school district to review large and complex grant-funded programs. She is an expert in special needs education.

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MARTI HUISMAN, Ed.M.

ADVISOR

University of Victoria
M.P.H.

University of Ottawa

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MICHELLE SANDSMARK, M.P.H.

Michelle Sandsmark is a research analyst at Edu who specializes in reviewing education research studies and reports to government agencies.

Michelle joined Edu in 2012. She organized and managed large research projects, led multiple national surveys, and directed data analysis and reporting.

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RESEARCH ANALYST

 

University of South Florida
Ph.D. Candidate – Educational Measurement and Evaluation

University of Rochester
MSEd Education – Curriculum

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Meg Atha is an advisor at Edu advising on research, evaluation, and measurement. She specializes in evaluating education designed to promote creativity and critical thinking.

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MEG ATHA, MSEd

ADVISOR