Sherylls Valladares Kahn

January 26th, 2018 | by admin

Sherylls provides expertise on data analysis and data management, and leads the creation of program and system reports. She designs and manages program quality and implementation evaluations for school districts and states. She develops data collection protocols and instruments, and trains and supervises a team of assessment coordinators and child assessors. Sherylls has training in cost study methods and several early childhood assessment tools, experience working with large national datasets, and skills in survey design and development, as well as interview, focus group, and observational instrument development. Sherylls is passionate about research and policies that benefit low-income immigrant families and children, as well as issues of equity and social justice. She began her career as a research assistant at Child Trends, a nonprofit research organization in the District of Columbia. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. Sherylls earned her Ph.D. in Family Science and M.S. in Couple and Family Therapy from the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Pomona College.