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Who We Are: Valerie Orellana, MEd

Evaluation Lead
Valerie Orellana

“The culture of the Region 14 Comprehensive Center sits on a foundation of continuous improvement informed by data and research. Regular evaluation and self-reflection are essential components of our work as we evolve and adapt to best meet our client’s needs.”


About Valerie Orellana


The Region 14 Comprehensive Center Evaluation Team collects and analyzes information to determine how our Center can continually improve our technical assistance services to clients as well as our internal processes. Valerie leads the team with a continuous improvement mindset, allowing for growth so we can consistently deliver value to our clients.

Valerie has more than 14 years of experience in data collection, analysis, visualization, and reporting in survey research, program evaluation, and education research studies. This experience helps Valerie lead the team toward a more outcome-focused annual evaluation and exploration of more succinct ways of conveying complex information.


Career Highlights

Areas of Expertise

  • Evaluation

  • Quantitative Analysis

  • Qualitative Analysis

  • Data Collection

  • Data Quality Review


  • Graduate Coursework, MA, Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, University of Maryland
  • MEd, Secondary Education, George Washington University
  • BA, English, George Washington University

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