The Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative team is a diverse collective of responsive evaluators and professional learning experts. We center our work on equity, social justice, and high evaluation standards to support equitable opportunities and outcomes for youth, families, educators, and communities.

Jessica is a qualitative researcher and program evaluator. Her projects, publications, and presentations have involved teacher and principal evaluation, personalized learning, and educator compensation. Full bio

Jessica Arrigoni

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Michal is a coordinator for WEC's Shalom Curriculum Project, which builds early childhood educational materials reflecting racial and ethnic diversity in the Jewish community. Full bio

Aweku Michal Avera Samuel

Researcher Email
Carmen is a qualitative researcher with experience evaluating national, state, and local programs and policies. Her areas of expertise are school-community partnerships and K-12 leadership. Full bio

Carmen Bartley

Assistant Researcher Email
Christine designs & conducts evaluations of higher education programs locally and nationally. She specializes in evaluating training & professional development that support inclusivity in STEM fields. Full bio

Christine Bell

Evaluator & Researcher Email
Alison has extensive experience working on complex education & non-profit evaluation and research projects, and also provides research & technical support for Indigenous and tribally-focused evaluati ons. Full bio

Alison Bowman

Senior Project Manager Email
Nicky (Lunaape/Mohican) is a traditional Ndulunaapeewikwe (Lunaape woman) and an evaluation innovator whose academic lodge sits at the intersection of traditional knowledge, sovereignty, and evaluation. Full bio

Nicole Bowman

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Brad has served as principal investigator on more than 25 grants totaling over $2.5M, partnering with DPI, Milwaukee Public Schools, education-based professional associations, and other PreK-12 programs. Full bio

Bradley Carl

Co-Director Email
Brie is a systems thinker who leverages socio-technical system knowledge, quantitative analysis, and data visualizations to support research and evaluation and organziational capacity building. Full bio

Brie Chapa

Data Scientist Email
Emily designs and conducts quantitative and qualitative analyses to evaluate impact of interventions in partner districts, including the effectiveness of Digital Education Tools on student achievement. Full bio

Huiping “Emily” Cheng

Associate Researcher Email
Rebecca studies science & nature learning programs to support research & continuous improvement efforts and meet grant requirements. She helps examine programs in ways that are meaningful to stakeholders Full bio

Rebecca Cors

Researcher & Evaluator Email
Ja'Dell is a multi-method researcher and evaluator supporting projects that establish racial equity in research processes and providing research and evaluation training among youth and practitioners. Full bio

Ja'Dell Davis

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Oriana serves as a project leader for the for the Wisconsin-Minnesota Comprehensive Center. Prior to joining WEC, she served in leadership roles for school districts as well as consulted with educational organizations. Full bio

Oriana Eversole

Nafsaniath is a researcher and evaluator. She studies impacts of technology adoption and innovative teaching practices on higher education teaching-learning processes, with a focus on STEM education. Full bio

Nafsaniath Fathema

Researcher & Evaluator Email
Molly is a researcher & evaluator in community engaged research supporting efforts with the Region 10 Comprehensive Center and the WI Education Policy Outreach and Practice (WEPOP) program. Full bio

Molly Garner Carroll

Researcher & Evaluator Email
Lisa is a qualitative researcher, working on program evaluations of educational initiatives at the state and district levels. She has also worked as a school administration consultant for DPI. Full bio

Lisa Geraghty

Associate Researcher Email
Annalee supports youth-serving organizations through culturally responsive research, evaluation, and policy analysis on a multitude of projects. She also is the Director of the WCER Clinical Program. Full bio

Annalee Good

Co-Director Email
Kris designs and facilitates professional learning events and resources for Wisconsin educators. Her work helps districts implement the Educator Effectiveness System and Induction and Mentoring Programs. Full bio

Kris Joannes

Professional Learning Specialist Email
Steve is principal investigator for the Wisconsin-Minnesota Comprehensive Center for Region 10 and other projects involving teacher and leader evaluation, development, compensation, and coaching. Full bio

Steve Kimball

Co-Director Email
Dan performs qualitative and quantitative work on evaluations with DPI, districts, and other partners, including projects on advanced learning, educator PD and evaluation, and college & career readiness. Full bio

Dan Marlin

Associate Researcher Email
Shahanna is an educator & activist with experience as an administrator, chief diversity officer, and gifted education director. She also serves as Special Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion for WCER. Full bio


Evaluation Implementation Specialist Email

Alisia supports & helps build capacity within both State Educational Agencies (DPI & MDE) with support from leaders from partner organizations. She is also an award-winning transformational facilitator. Full bio

Alisia Moutry

Co-Director, WI-MN Comprehensive Center Email
Jed focuses on quantitative methodology & is the PI on several projects, including evaluations of DPI's Achievement Gap Reduction Program and the Madison Metropolitan School District's AVID/TOPS Program. Full bio

Jed Richardson

Scientist Email
Grant serves as PI or co-PI on several evaluations of state and local educational initiatives using quantiative and qualitative methods. Prior to WCER, he worked as a research and data analyst for DPI. Full bio

Grant Sim

Scientist Email
Hazel unleashes & cultivates capacities to advance transformative agendas using assessment & evaluation to maximize agency & efficacy in the service of diversity, equity, inclusive excellence and social justice. Full bio

Hazel Symonette

Evaluation Facilitator & Researcher Email
Cidhinnia is a researcher and evaluator with expertise in positive youth development, academic success, and access. She has worked in various roles supporting K-12, higher education, and nonprofits. Full bio

Cidhinnia Torres Campos

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Kathy is a postdoctoral research associate supporting family, youth, and community engagement projects with the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative. Full bio

Kathy Villalón

Postdoctoral Research Associate Email
Robin has served as PI on several evaluations and studies for the state, school districts, and other organizations. She has developed expertise on K-12 College & Career Readiness activities and measures. Full bio

Robin Worth

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Nicole is the graphic designer for WEC, where she offers creative direction, branding, UX design, and web design. She has more than a decade of experience in the industry and also loves to draw, paint, and screen print. Full bio

Nicole Yazzie

Graphic Designer Email