Sheila is deeply involved in developing data collection instruments, conducting site visits and telephone interviews with key stakeholders, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and producing deliverables. Sheila currently serves on an array of research and evaluation projects focusing on education, after-school programs and faith-based programs.
Sheila currently serves on BTW’s multi-year evaluation teams for the David & Lucille Packard Foundation’s After-school and Summer Enrichment Program; Jewish Student Union; Interfaith Youth Core; and the FJC Specialty Camps Incubator.
Prior to her work at BTW, Sheila worked as a consultant for SWA Consulting Inc. in Raleigh, NC. At SWA she worked with nonprofit clients and a U.S. Department of Defense funded contract on projects including test development and validation as well as training effectiveness evaluations. She also played a leading role on an U.S. Department of Education funded grant to perform a census of K-12 foreign language students in U.S. public schools.
Sheila holds a MA in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from East Carolina University and a BA in Psychology from DePauw University.