Anne F. D'Agostino, Ph.D.
Dr. D'Agostino began her career in evaluation in 1996 managing the
evaluation unit in the School of Education at the University of NC at
Greensboro, moving in 1999 to the University of NC at Chapel Hill. She
has extensive experience in program evaluation and research,
specializing in early childhood, K - 12, and special education. Her
expertise also includes research design, survey research, and
statistics. Dr. D'Agostino has served as an adjunct professor of
educational research and measurement, theories of parenting, and
adolescent development at Salem College and UNC-Greensboro. She
completed her M.S. and her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies
Sarah E. Heinemeier, Ph.D.
Dr. Heinemeier is an experienced teacher with expertise evaluating
early childhood systems and initiatives. She has educational and
professional experience in program evaluation design and evaluation,
systems and organizational assessment, program audits, technical
assistance and evaluation capacity building, logic modeling, and public
policy analysis. Dr. Heinemeier received her M.A. in Biological
Anthropology and Anatomy from Duke University; Masters Certification in
Public Policy Analysis from UNC-Chapel Hill; her Ph.D. with a focus on
Educational Policy in Social Foundations from UNC-Chapel Hill; and is
completing and M.S. in Economics at NC State University.
Bethany A. Howell, Ph.D.
In 1994, Dr. Howell started her career in evaluation as an intern in
the Evaluation and Research Department of the Wake County Public School
System. It was this early experience that lead her to pursue a higher
education and ultimately a career in evaluation and research. Dr.
Howell's expertise lies in the evaluation of K - 12 education, special
education, and reform initiatives. She has both extensive educational
and professional experience in program evaluation, research methods,
measurement, and statistics. Dr. Howell received her M.Ed. in
Educational Research and Methodology from UNC-Greensboro and Ph.D. in
Educational Psychology, Measurement, and Evaluation from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Susan F. Yonk
Ms. Yonk's background includes 20 years in software design and
development, with 8 years in software design management. Her experience
also includes technical and management-level documentation such as
software design and development process documents, requirements analysis
papers, test plans, marketing and customer guides, management
presentations, and employee performance assessments. Ms. Yonk received
her B.S. Degree in Computer Science in 1983 from the University of South
Alabama. Since then, she has completed her certificate in ESL Teaching,
trained in the Wilson Reading System®, and served as an ESL Classroom
Instructor as well as an ESL and Special Education Instructional
Teaching Assistant. Ms. Yonk began working with Compass in 2005 as an
Evaluation and Research Assistant, utilizing her extensive knowledge and
skills for logic modeling, data collection, editing, and report