Please join us for our next brownbag -- When Theory Follows Program: Developing an Ex-Post Theory of Change -- led by Patricia Shaffer, Deputy Director of the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis. This brown bag will be held on Thursday, October 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 PM at the Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Neighborhood Library (1630, 7th Street NW, WTD Meeting Room)
Patricia Moore Shaffer is Deputy Director of the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the NEA, Dr. Shaffer served as Evaluation Manager for NASA's Office of Education and is the former Vice President for Research and Development for the Educational Policy Institute. She also leads the Shaffer Evaluation Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in the evaluation of educational initiatives in STEM, English/language arts, arts education, counseling/guidance, and informal education for school districts, higher education institutions, nonprofit organizations, and museums. Dr. Shaffer earned a Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership at the College of William & Mary and a M.A. in Curriculum Studies at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the American Educational Research Association, American Evaluation Association, and the Washington Evaluators. Dr. Shaffer also serves as the Communications Chair for the Washington Evaluators.
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