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Debbie Herget

Senior Director


MS, Human Services, Capella University
BA, Psychology and Journalism, Penn State University


Debbie Herget has over 25 years of experience in school-based survey design and data collection, with expertise in the recruitment of states, school districts, and schools for longitudinal and cross-sectional studies. She is a skilled project director, leading large-scale and complex multi-mode data collection studies. Ms. Herget is an expert in study design; school recruitment; data collection management of students, school staff, and parents; IRB and OMB submissions; quality monitoring; technical reporting; and project management.

As the Center Director for RTI's Center for Education Data Integration, Ms. Herget oversees a staff of about 80 individuals conducting research that impacts learners of all ages.

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