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I highly recommend Cate to anyone looking to hire her. She is a high performer and always produces quality work.

Elizabeth Litzler, Director, CERSE, University of WA

Cate is adept at organizing and managing grant-funded projects, developing plans for these projects, carrying out the research that enables these projects to achieve their goals (including locating sources of funding), creating proposals, developing and interfacing with networks of relevant players (in partner organizations, government agencies, funders, and the community), and explaining to a variety of audiences what complex projects are all about.

Mike Knapp, Emeritus Professor, Education Leadership & Policy, University of WA

Cate is a talented researcher, evaluator and writer and has been a valuable asset to our research center.

Suzanne Brainard, Director (Retired), Center for Workforce Development (CWD), University of WA

Using her strong research and interview skills, Cate completed four concise and well-written research briefs about college readiness and success that helped our team define future strategy in performance based scholarships.

Hilary Loeb, Director, Puget Sound Coalition for College & Career Readiness, Puget Sound ESD

Thanks to Cate for helping us all keep strategy and goals in mind...It is really important to make time for this type of reflection. Thank you for setting up such a great format!

Barbara Thorsen, Assistant Director, Community Programs Department, Napa County Office of Education

Throughout the [evaluation] process, Cate achieved great results, was very personable, and demonstrated exceptionally high integrity. I recommend her highly and without reservation for any research-related activity.

Chad Lochmiller, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Indiana University Bloomington

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