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Nicassia Belton Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Office of Global and Immersive Studies Faculty

Dr. Nicassia Belton has spent over 20 years working with Federal, state, and local education agencies, postsecondary institutions, and non-profits leading the work to promote the use of accountability ecosystems centered on culturally responsive and equitable evaluation and strategic research and data use to drive change to improve equity in access, opportunity, and outcomes for our children and youth. Currently, she works at the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE), Institute of Education Sciences, providing technical leadership and authoritative advice overseeing the work conducted in the Regional Education Lab program. Prior to joining the USDOE, she served as the Vice President of Learning, Evaluation, and Data Management at the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF), responsible for providing direction, leadership, and management for BCYF’s youth-centered, community-accountable, racially equitable evaluation, learning framework, and data strategy.

Dr. Belton received her Ed.D. in Mathematics Education and a B.S. in Mathematics with a statistics concentration from Morgan State University, and a M.S. in Mathematics with a Computational Finance specialization from Purdue University. Her work utilizes her extensive knowledge of advanced quantitative tools, techniques, and programming to examine the influence of demographic, social, economic, and environmental factors on access, achievement, and quality of life for children and youth.
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Spring 2024

  • PROF-650 Evaluation: Quantitative Meth

Summer 2024

  • PROF-650 Evaluation: Quantitative Meth