Regina Wheeler, M.A.
Research Operations Manager
Regina Wheeler is a Research Associate at Pacific Research and Evaluation. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining Pacific Research and Evaluation, Ms. Wheeler conducted research for projects on formative assessments in an online learning environment, pro-social behavior in young children, and best practices for developing out-of-school time programs for youth. Ms. Wheeler also has previous experience working in the nonprofit sector, which includes grant writing and funds development. While working for Pacific Research and Evaluation, Ms. Wheeler has served on projects in K-12 education, post-secondary education, professional development, and organizational assessment. In particular, Ms. Wheeler has worked on several professional development projects including the Nike Portland Leadership Collaborative and University Place Math Getting It Project. These projects and others have allowed her to work extensively in qualitative analysis of interviews, focus groups, and open-ended survey results. Additionally, her work at PRE has included such practices as assessing student outcome data and survey results, conducting interviews and focus groups, and writing reports for clients. Ms. Wheeler is currently managing the evaluation of the Umpqua Community College Title III Grant, Project ESCOLAR, and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant at Southwestern Oregon Community College and the Nevada Community College Consortium.