Kate Lytton

Kate Lytton
Category: 
Staff
Program (What area of CES): 
Evaluation
Position: 
Director of Research and Evaluation
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5977
Email: 
klytton@collaborative.org

Kate Lytton, M.S., is the Director of Research and Evaluation for CES. Lytton brings over 20 years of experience in social research, including needs assessment, strategic planning, evaluation design, survey research, and qualitative methods, to her program evaluation work at CES.  She has designed and led studies of educator professional development, teacher preparation, child abuse prevention, interagency and community collaborations, and truancy prevention initiatives, among many other education, social service, and community health projects.  

Kate brings a passion for participatory approaches that engage stakeholders in identifying and addressing questions that are critical for program improvement and that keep family and child needs at the center.  She facilitates collaborative efforts that focus on collecting and using data to understand an educational challenge and to assess program effectiveness and outcomes.   Kate has a BS in mathematics from Williams College and an MS in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.