Eva Schiorring’s background combines 15 years of community college research and evaluation experience with hands-on CTE project design and coordination. She currently co-directs a multi-year evaluation of Long Beach City College’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant and an assessment of effective practices in community college-K-12 partnerships for the Doing What Matters initiatives.
Eva is also part of the RP Group team that is evaluating the Bay Area Workforce Funders’ Collaborative. During the past ten years, Eva has directed and participated in more than twenty RP Group evaluation and research projects including Student Support (Re)defined, Student Transfer in Professional Pathways, and assessments of effective practices in nursing and other health science programs.
Eva evaluated several early MOOC initiatives and was part of a team that won an international competition sponsored by the Gates Foundation to conduct research on MOOC projects. Eva has special expertise and interest in projects related to Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) and Career and Technical Education (CTE). She currently serves as external evaluator for several NSF grant-funded projects to advance STEM achievement and is also the external evaluator for CSULA’s CSU STEM initiative.
Eva recently was one of the first participants in NSF's I-CORPS pilot for education innovations. The author and co-author of multiple articles, Eva also developed a new tool community colleges can use to analyze labor market information. Eva holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University.
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