Catherine Villnave believes that educational equity is critical to securing a prosperous future for everyone and that program evaluation is a valuable tool. She has contributed to leveling the playing field in a variety of roles including after school provider, classroom teacher, district administrator, GEAR UP program manager, and program evaluator. She loves exploring different local contexts and has lived and worked in several communities including Baltimore, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Oregon.
Catherine has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Education. She currently lives in Appleton, Wisconsin with her wife and two children.