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Laurie Harrington


Executive Director

Career and Education Awareness, Career and Technical Education, Disability Employment, Health Care Sector Strategies, Program Evaluation

Laurie Harrington is the Executive Director of the Heldrich Center. She is responsible for the center's work on secondary career and technical education, education and career awareness, sectoral labor market analysis, healthcare sector employment, and the public workforce development system.  Harrington is also responsible for developing and managing the center's postsecondary career education and information initiatives and sector-based labor market analyses, including healthcare, childcare, and climate-related 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, Harrington oversees the center’s evaluations of public workforce programs. Harrington received an MPAP from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.