SRCD Policy Fellowship Experience

Description
Federal fellows are asked to write one-page reflections on their fellowship experiences. State fellows are asked to write brief abstracts for each of their Portfolio entries, which can be found below. The Portfolio is intended to showcase a selected number of contributions the fellow made at the placement during the fellowship year.
Components

Federal Policy Fellow Spotlights and State Policy Fellow Portfolio Abstracts

Federal fellows are asked to write one-page reflections on their fellowship experiences. State fellows are asked to create a Portfolio at the end of the year to showcase a selected number of contributions they made at their placement during their fellowship year. Fellows are also asked to write brief abstracts for each of their Portfolio entries, which can be found below.

2021

Federal Policy Fellows

  • Lorena Aceves, Ph.D.
    Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families
  • Krystal Bichay-Awadalla, Ph.D.
    Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families
  • Christian Clesi, Ph.D.
    Office of Senator Bob Casey
  • Jackie Gross, Ph.D.
    Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families
  • Ellen Litkowski, Ph.D.
    Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families
  • Parisa Parsafar, Ph.D.
    Child Development and Behavior Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
  • Frances Martínez Pedraza, Ph.D.
    Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families
  • Alayna Schreier, Ph.D.
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dianna Tran, Ph.D.
    Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families

State Policy Post-doctoral Fellows

  • Jenn Finders, Ph.D.
    Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning

State Policy Pre-doctoral Fellows

  • Andrew (Drew) McGee
    Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood
  • Wendy Wei, Ed.M.
    Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care

2020

Federal Policy Fellows

State Policy Post-doctoral Fellows

State Policy Pre-doctoral Fellows

  • Kylie Bezdek
    North Carolina North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education
  • Claudia Kruzik
    Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care
  • Ann Partee, Ed.M.
    Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Office of Early Childhood
  • Callie Silver, M.A.
    Illinois Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD)

2019

Federal Policy Fellows

State Policy Post-doctoral Fellows

State Policy Pre-doctoral Fellows

2018

Federal Policy Fellows

State Policy Post-doctoralFellows

State Policy Pre-doctoral Fellows

  • Robert Carr, M.A.
    North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE)
  • Julie Casper, M.S.Ed.
    Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)
  • Melanie Fish
    Washington State Department of Early Learning (DEL)/Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF)
  • Mayra Parada
    Office of Early Childhood and Humanities, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)

2017

Federal Policy Fellows

2016

Federal Policy Fellows

2015

Federal Policy Fellows

2014

Federal Policy Fellows

2013

Federal Policy Fellows

2012

Federal Policy Fellows

2011

Federal Policy Fellows

2010

Federal Policy Fellows

2009

Federal Policy Fellows

2008

Federal Policy Fellows

2007

Federal Policy Fellows