External evaluators

Meet our team of external evaluators.

Dr. Walt Heinecke

Walt Heinecke is Associate Professor of Educational Research, Evaluation & Policy at the School of Education and Human Development, University of Virginia. He teaches courses in qualitative and evaluation research as well as critical policy studies. He conducts research on the role of higher education in preparing citizens for Participation in democracy, as well as social justice in Higher education. In the field of evaluation he conducts evaluations of STEM initiatives in K-12 and teacher education. He has been evaluator on a variety of research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education and the Bechtel Corporation, among other funders.