Katie Dahlke

Katie Dahlke



Katie Dahlke is a doctoral student in Human Development and Social Policy. Her research interests include early childhood education, child development, and educational/social program and policy evaluation. Prior to attending Northwestern University, Katie served as a researcher at American Institutes for Research, leading local and state-wide evaluations of education initiatives and programs. She has also served as a research associate at Learning Point Associates, as a research associate at the Office of Program Evaluation in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina, and as a program evaluator for The Evaluation Group in Columbia, South Carolina. Katie holds a BS in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MSW from the University of South Carolina, and an MA in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University.



Year Degree Institution
2014 MA, Human Development and Social Policy
Human Development and Social Policy
Northwestern University
2004 MSW University of South Carolina
2001 BS, Psychology University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign

Selected Presentations

Dahlke, K., Butler, J., Zajano, N., Siddens, S., Baker, L. (November, 2009). Informing Multiple Stakeholders: A Participatory, Utilization-Focused Evaluation of State-wide Preschool Initiatives. Orlando, FL.

Tanyu, M., Dahlke, K. A., Bonney, C., & O’Brien, B. (November, 2008). Three essential C’s of data collection: Collaboration, coordination, and communication in a multi-site evaluation.. Denver, CO.

Dahlke, K. A., Dickenson, T. S., Monrad, D. M., Johnson, R. L., Gilmore, J. A., Rawls, A., et al. (February, 2007). Evaluation of South Carolina’s Reading First Initiative: Achievement and survey results from the first two years. . Columbia, SC.

Research Interests

Early Childhood Education, Child Development, and Educational & Social Program and Policy Evaluation

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