Hazel Symonette, Program Development & Assessment Specialist Emerita, is Evaluation Researcher & Facilitator at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research—the LEAD Center (Learning through Evaluation, Adaptation and Dissemination) and the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also serves as Social Justice Consultant with the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Program.
Her work focuses on capacity-building strategies using multi-level assessment/evaluation processes to advance a diversity-grounded and equity-enabling personal transformation, organizational development and social justice change agenda. That work undergirds her long-standing involvement in creating authentically inclusive and vibrantly responsive teaching, learning, living and working environments that are conducive to success for all.
Dr. Symonette is an active Fellow within the Teaching Academy and the professional evaluation community.