Haly Hicks, MPA, has worked for the Center for four years as its Evaluation Associate. She started working at Georgia College in 2008 as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Grants & Sponsored Projects. Through assisting with the management of grant-funded projects supporting afterschool programming, she developed an interest in program evaluation and started working for the Center in 2010. She earned her MA in Public Administration and BA in Political Science from Georgia College and holds an AA in Liberal Arts from Young Harris College. Haly is currently enrolled at Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA) and is pursuing a Certificate in Advanced Study of Program Evaluation.
Charles Martin, Ph.D., has over 25 years experience in evaluation. Prior to becoming director of CPED, he was chair of the Department of Early Childhood and Middle Grades Education at Georgia College. Before that he was an evaluator at the University of Georgia's Performance Assessment Laboratory. His evaluation and research work has focused on STEM initiatives, after school programming, non-profits, and service learning. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia and holds masters and BS from the University of New Orleans.
LeAnne Dickey Berry, Ph.D., has worked in the areas of evaluation and survey research for over 20 years both as an independent consultant and for the University of Georgia Performance Assessment Laboratory and Survey Research Center. She has served as lead evaluator on projects funded through the US Department of Education, Georgia Department of Education, and National Science Foundation. She has a Ph.D., and MS in Applied Psychology and BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Georgia.