Chelsea BaileyShea, PhD is the owner and principal evaluator of Compass Evaluation + Consulting LLC located in Rochester, NY. Since 2009, she has managed and served as an external evaluator for projects funded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, local foundations, higher education institutions, and local community organizations. In this capacity she has managed all aspects of the evaluation process, including design and implementation, creation of evaluation tools (e.g., surveys, focus group/interview protocols, logic model design), data analysis and report writing. She has both quantitative and qualitative experience.

Prior to owning her own company, Chelsea had a joint appointment at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester where she worked as an assistant professor in educational leadership, as well as served as the director of program evaluation in the Center for Professional Development and Leadership Reform. In this position, she also served as director of the MS in program evaluation and program evaluation certificate programs, taught courses on program evaluation and managed external evaluation projects. She holds a PhD from the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education.