Terrence Willett is the Director of Planning, Research, and Knowledge Systems at Cabrillo Community College and a consulting researcher with the RP Group. Mr. Willett has 15 years of experience in program planning and evaluation, working with large scale relational databases, conducting statistical analyses including predictive modeling using traditional and machine learning/data mining techniques, and geographic information systems (GIS) analyses.
He is currently leading RP’s technical assistance for the Design It! Build It! Ship It! (DBS) implementation of Contra Costa Community College District's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant and is part of the team working on the Multiple Measures Assessment Project (MMAP).
Mr. Willett has also directed and participated in many recent RP projects, including the evaluation of the California Acceleration Project (CAP), the Student Transcript-Enhanced Placement Study (STEPS) and an assessment of the potential academic impact of Study Abroad participation.
Previously, he was the Director of Research for Cal-PASS and HI-PASS (statewide intersegmental data systems for California and Hawai`i), Director of Research for Gavilan Community College where he also taught Field Ecology, and Research Technician for Cabrillo Community College. Mr. Willett holds an M.S. in Environmental Studies from San José State University and a B.A. in Psychology from UC Santa Cruz.
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