Assistant Director, Research and Evaluation
Career and Education Awareness, Career and Technical Education, Disability Employment, Health Care Sector Strategies, Program Evaluation
Laurie Harrington is the Assistant Director for Research and Evaluation at the Heldrich Center, and is responsible for the center's work on secondary career and technical education, education and career awareness, and the health care sector employment. Harrington is also responsible for developing and managing the Center's secondary and postsecondary career education and information initiatives, as well as health care and disability employment initiatives. She has extensive knowledge of workforce development policy, sectoral demand analysis, qualitative program and policy evaluation, work-based welfare policies, school-to-work, disability employment and the public workforce development and education systems. In addition, Ms. Harrington works on a number of career education projects for persons with disabilities and evaluations of workforce programs. Harrington received an M.P.A.P. from the Bloustein School at Rutgers University.