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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
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Skills
  • Approach
  • Content
  • Clients
  • Data collection
  • Instruction
  • Director
  • Networks
  • Next
  • Processes
  • Programming
  • Publication
  • Quality
  • Recruitment
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Scheduling
  • Tandem
  • Teaching
  • Type
  • Project management
Work History
10/2017 to Current
Research and Evaluation Associate College Success Foundation Spokane, WA,
  • Designs and implements large-scale, institutional research and evaluation projects, including methodology, instrument and protocol development, data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Specializes in research and evaluation of exhibit experiences, science learning in informal programming, conservation learning, and accessibility and inclusion
  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to develop research questions that capitalize on an inductive research approach
  • Participates in aquarium wide planning groups to provide the perspective of aquarium visitors to aid in planning for new institutional initiatives
  • Presents results of research and evaluation studies at local and national associations and submits studies for publication
  • •Oversees day-to-day activities and project-based assignments of volunteers, interns, and part-time staff members
04/2014 to 10/2017
Manager, Audience Research & Evaluation University Of North Carolina Greensboro Fort Collins, CO,
  • Created and implemented standardized trainings for team members leading to improved data quality and expanded data collection and analysis capacity
  • Led and empowered team members in the design, implementation, and reporting of multiple research and evaluation projects in tandem
  • Supported staff scheduling and development with the department director in relation to budgetary needs and professional development of team members
  • Led recruitment through external networks and internal processes to maintain optimal team capacity.
01/2013 to 04/2014
Coordinator Harris County Seabrook, TX,
  • Implemented multiple research and evaluation studies in tandem for internal clients
  • Created and implemented multiple project management tools and processes to track projects
  • Investigated and coordinated the implementation of iPad technology and associated applications with team members to improve efficiency of data collection and data quality.
12/2010 to 01/2012
Evaluation Specialist Shedd Aquarium City, STATE,
  • Collected data from aquarium visitors using a multitude of methods including interviews, surveys, depth observations, and timing and tracking
  • Managed individual projects throughout the duration of the research and evaluation process including instrument development, data collection and management, analysis
Education
Expected in 03/2013
Master of Education: Secondary Science Education-Biology
DePaul University - Chicago, IL,
GPA:

GPA: 4.0/4.0, graduated with distinction

Expected in 05/2008
Bachelor of Science: Zoology
Miami University - Oxford, OH,
GPA:

GPA: 3.23/4.0

Affiliations
Chicago Museum Exhibitors Group (CMEG) member •Member of leadership Steering Committee December 2016-present •Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) member •Member of the leadership steering committee of the Social Science Research & Evaluation Scientific Advisory Group •Visitor Studies Association (VSA) member •Zoo-Aquarium Focus Interest Group (ZAFIG) member and Advisory Council member •2016 invited reviewer for submitted manuscript to the Visitors Studies journal •Chicago Cultural Organizations Research Network (CCORN) member •Chicago Wilderness •Mighty Acorns Next Generation Science Standards curriculum redevelopment project
Certifications
  • Illinois Initial Secondary Certificate (Type 09) in Biology
  • Middle School endorsement in Life Sciences
  • 2013 Recipient of the Gerald Foster Memorial Science Award
  • In recognition of commitment to science education
Presentations & Publications

· Volunteer Evaluation to Scale

o Panel session presented at the 2019 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

· What Do You Do Again?” Framing Evaluation for Museum Staff

o Round table discussion presented at 2019 Visitor Studies Association conference, Detroit, MI

· Explore Value of Immersive Technology

o Panel session presented at the 2019 Visitor Studies Association conference, Detroit, MI

· Research and Evaluation Opportunities for Undergraduate Students at Shedd Aquarium

o Panel session presented at the 2018 Visitor Studies Association conference, Chicago, IL

· Instrument Development and Validation for Conservation Learning: A Tool for More Rigorous Research and Evaluation

o Article in Spring 2018 volume of Curator: The Museum Journal, peer reviewed

o Co-authored with L. Zhao, and L. Maldonado

· Recruiting, Training, and Maintaining Research and Evaluation Volunteers

o Full day workshop presented at the 2017 Visitor Studies Association conference, Columbus Ohio

· Data Collection with Sensitive Populations

o Panel session presented at the 2017 Visitor Studies Association conference, Columbus Ohio

· Nine Big Ideas about Empathy: Is Empathy Enough to Ignite Change?

o Panel presentation at the 2016 Associated of Zoos and Aquariums conference, San Diego, California

· Direct and Indirect Experiences with the Natural World: Comparing Great Lakes Programming and Exhibit Experiences

o Poster presented at the 2016 Association of Zoos and Aquariums conference, San Diego, California

· Recruiting, Training, and Maintaining Research and Evaluation Volunteers

o Full day workshop presented at the 2016 Visitor Studies Association conference, Boston, Massachusetts

· Observing School Groups at Shedd Aquarium

o Presentation at the Spring 2016 CCORN meeting

· Children’s perceptions of their exhibit experience after participating in free-play and facilitated activities

o Panel presentation at the 2016 Jean Piaget Society conference, Chicago, Illinois

· Empathy and Curiosity Instrument Development and Evaluation: A Tool for more Rigorous Evaluation

o Article in Spring 2016 AZA Conservation Education Committee Newsletter

· From Traditional Galleries to Immersive Spaces: A Comparison of Visitor Connectedness to Animals and the Environment

o Panel presentation at the 2015 Association of Zoos and Aquariums conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

· Recruiting, Training, and Maintaining Research and Evaluation Volunteers

o Half-day workshop presented at the 2015 Visitor Studies Association conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

· Penguin Play Packs: A Case Study in Play Facilitation

o Panel presentation at the 2015 Visitor Studies Association conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

· Understanding Children’s Connections to Nature though Facilitated and Non-Facilitated Experiences

o Poster presented at the 2015 Visitor Studies Association conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

· Museum Research Methods as Authentic Assessment in your Context

o Full-day workshop accepted at the 2015 Opening Minds Conference, Chicago, Illinois

· Co-opting an App to Build Capacity

o Paper presented at the 2014 Visitor Studies Association conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico

· Telling the Mighty Acorns Story: Using Authentic Assessment to Capture Meaningful Stories

o Mini-workshop for Mighty Acorns Spring 2014 Partner Meeting

· Small Changes, Big Impact: Scalable Renovations Lead to Improved Visitor Experiences

o Article in Spring 2014 volume of Exhibitionist, peer reviewed

o Co-authored by K. Nesbit and L. Maldonado

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • DePaul University
  • Miami University
Job Titles Held:
  • Research and Evaluation Associate
  • Manager, Audience Research & Evaluation
  • Coordinator
  • Evaluation Specialist
Degrees
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science

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