Research and Evaluation Team Welcomes Elizabeth Wroughton

CalSWEC’s Research and Evaluation team is pleased to welcome a new member, Elizabeth Wroughton, announced Director Sandhya Rao Hermón. In her position as a research and evaluation analyst, Ms. Wroughton will be working on Common Core data processing and reporting and on Title IV-E evaluation projects. Her appointment is effective April 11.

“We are thrilled to have Elizabeth join us,” said Dr. Rao Hermón. “Her combined experience in social work and evaluation will be of great benefit to the work of the Research and  Evaluation team and CalSWEC overall.”

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Most of Ms. Wroughton’s upbringing was in Peru, where her parents worked as linguists. She recently earned her MSW, with a concentration in Social Policy and Evaluation, from the University of Michigan.

As an MSW evaluation intern at Vivian A. and James L. Curtis School of Social Work Research and Training Center, Ms. Wroughton provided evaluation services for a number of projects, including the Michigan Dementia Care Support Program of The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapters; The Parent Mentor Program for the Osborn Neighborhood Alliance; and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Prior to graduate school, Ms. Wroughton worked with a variety of community organizations in Grand Rapids and Detroit. As a result of these experiences, she developed an interest in social work and program evaluation.