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Trending Topics and Future Research and Evaluation Needs in Out-of-School Time with Dr. Sheronda Witter ’19PHD
September 20 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
What: Trending Topics and Future Research and Evaluation Needs in Out-of-School Time
Details: In this session, NC State University and College of Education Alumna Dr. Sheronda Witter ’19PHD will provide an overview of trending topics and future research and evaluation needs in out-of-school time and youth development. Dr. Witter looks forward to engaging with students, faculty and staff around their interests in the out-of-school time field as it pertains to research and evaluation.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023 | 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Poe Hall 103/117
Who: This event is open to College of Education students, faculty and staff, and others across the NC State campus.
About the Speaker: Dr. Sheronda Witter ’19PHD serves as the Out-of-School Time Partnerships Fellow at STEM Next Opportunity Fund. In this capacity she advises and supports STEM Next on how to advance high-quality out-of-school time for every child. Previously, she served as the Out-of-School Time Partnerships Fellow at the U.S. Department of Education and was the director of the North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs.
Dr. Witter has vast experience in program advocacy, evaluation and management, policy analysis, community and partner engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion and youth development. Furthermore, she brings a wealth of practical experience and education around afterschool and out-of-school time learning opportunities that can be used to advance and support the work of programs across the nation to ensure access for all the nation’s children.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Youth Development from Furman University, a Master of Science degree in Youth Development Leadership from Clemson University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree, with a concentration in Educational Research and Policy Analysis for K-12 Education, from NC State’s College of Education.