Chelsea Hetherington, Ph.D., is a Program Evaluation Specialist for the Children & Youth Institute withinMichigan State University Extension. In this role, she collaborates with early childhood and 4-H staff statewide to collect data on their programming to demonstrate its impact. Chelsea works with staff through in-person and virtual consultations to assist in the planning and design of program evaluation studies, facilitation of the collection of data from youth and their parents, and analyzing and reporting of evaluation results. She also works to build evaluation capacity within the Children & Youth Institute by providing instruction and guidance on evaluation topics. Chelsea previously worked with the University of Minnesota Extension on theHealthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Learnersproject, which sought to build supportive learning environments and community connections within a high needs school in St. Paul, MN. You can read more about her work on this project in thisblog post.
Chelsea received her Ph.D. in Child Development from the University of Minnesota in 2016, where her research focused on young children’s understanding of social groups in early childhood. You can find her on Twitter at@DrHetherington.
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