Presenters for "Evaluation 2017: From Learning to Action"

Amber Gove

Director, Research

Amber Gove, PhD, is focused on the development of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA), a system-level diagnostic for understanding students' foundation skills in reading. To date, EGRA has been used in more than 50 languages and countries...

Annah Latane

Research food security and agriculture specialist

Annah Latane specializes in economic analyses of the international food security and agriculture sector. She combines expertise in statistics, monitoring and evaluation, and technical communication with an understanding of current factors...

Elizabeth Glennie

Senior Research Education Analyst

Elizabeth Glennie designs and leads studies that examine the implementation and impact of U.S. educational policies on schools, teachers, and students. Many of her projects focus on factors influencing success in secondary school and access to...

Jay Feldman

Program Director, Collective Impact, Center for the Evaluation and Study of Educational Equity

Jay Feldman specializes in developmental, utilization, and participatory evaluation approaches and conducts evaluations across K-16 and community based organizations. He is committed to research guided by social justice. He balances the...

Nitya Venkateswaran

Senior Research Associate

Nitya Venkateswaran, an associate with RTI’s Center for Evaluation and the Study of Educational Equity, conducts research on initiatives and practices at all levels of education, from K-12 to postsecondary. Dr. Venkateswaran takes a social...

Olivia Silber Ashley

Director, Risk Behavior and Family Research Program

Olivia Silber Ashley, senior public health scientist, has 25 years of professional experience providing direct services and conducting program evaluation and etiology research related to child and family issues. Dr. Ashley leads a project to...

Rajeev Colaço

Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation, Global Health Division

Dr. Rajeev Colaço’s primary duties including overseeing monitoring & evaluation (M&E), applied research and learning activities that promote RTI’s core goal of translating knowledge into practice. The technical areas in which he conducts...