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Chad E. Kee, Ph.D.

Chad E. Kee, Ph.D.

CEO and Founder WhitworthKee Consulting, LLC

Dr. Chad Kee is the founder and CEO of WhitworthKee Consulting. WhitworthKee Consulting is an education consulting firm providing professional development, technical assistance, and research and evaluation services to educational organizations. He holds a master’s degree in Sociology with a focus on urban education and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with a higher education concentration. His academic training has equipped him with skills in research and evaluation, educational policies and practices, and postsecondary administration…

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Larry Ebbers, Ph.D.

Larry Ebbers, Ph.D.

Community College Expert and Senior Research Associate

Ebbers is can be considered the “godfather” of community college leaders in Iowa. Ebbers was a member of the faculty at Iowa State University in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies for decades…
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Kevin Hylton, Ph.D.

Kevin Hylton, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research and Evaluation

Dr. Kevin Hylton is the Vice President of Research and Evaluation at WhitworthKee Consulting where he is responsible for establishing and directing the company’s research and evaluation priorities…
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John A. Sabatini, Jr, Ph.D.

John A. Sabatini, Jr, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Sabatini’s experiences included preparing institutions for the changes in the higher education environment and the future requirements of its constituents by developing linkages between institutional planning and compliance with regulatory standards, both domestic and international.
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Tatiana Patterson

Tatiana Patterson

Research Assistant and Project Manager

Tatiana Patterson is a Research Assistant and Project Manager at WhitworthKee Consulting where she is responsible for assisting with developing evaluation protocols to include development of logic models, focus group guides, and survey questions.
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Sofia Bahena, PhD.

Sofia Bahena, PhD.

Research Associate

Dr. Bahena’s research interests include K-12 education policy, college access, program evaluation, and scale development. Dr. Bahena has experience working with English/Spanish bilingual communities, parents and families, and conducting both quantitative and…
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Valencia Clement

Valencia Clement

Research Assistant

Valencia Clement is a Haitian-American poet, scholar and consultant from Queens, New York. She is a double alumna of Peabody College at Vanderbilt University where she studied Human and Organizational Development and Higher Education Policy with…
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Cameron Beatty, PhD.

Cameron Beatty, PhD.

Summer Project Assistant

Dr. Beatty’s research interests include leadership learning, addressing issues of equity in higher education, socially just leadership learning. Dr. Beatty has experience conducting qualitative research and document analysis. He holds a B.A. in sociology and African and African American diasopora studies and an M.S. in higher education…
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Angela D. Glymph, PhD.

Angela D. Glymph, PhD.

Research Associate

Dr. Glymph’s research interests include addressing issues related to educational and health equity. Dr. Glymph expertise lies in quantitative research and program evaluation of educational and health equity programs in K-12 education. She holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County…
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Stephen Santa-Ramirez, PhD.

Stephen Santa-Ramirez, PhD.

Research Associate

Dr. Santa-Ramirez’s personal and professional experiences in higher education – and identity as a scholar-practitioner-activist – have played formative roles in the development of his research agenda, which centers the lives and knowledge of historically marginalized and economically neglected students…
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Shanéa Thomas, PhD., LICSW

Shanéa Thomas, PhD., LICSW

Research Assistant

Dr. Shanéa Thomas, LICSW (He/She/Dr.) is a bold lecturer and seasoned scholar-practitioner with more than 15 years of professional social work experience in the Washington D.C. metro area. His main commitment is training and strategizing with social workers, educators, and service providers around building safer therapeutic and …READ MORE

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