Anita Baker Details
Anita Baker has worked as an evaluator for 30 years. She specializes in conducting external evaluations of non-profit programs, and in providing technical assistance for organizations conducting self-assessments or participatory evaluations. She has designed, directed and participated on evaluation teams focused on a wide range of subjects including youth development, employment and training, arts education, community schools, community-based collaborations and integrated services, afterschool education, services to seniors, foster care and transitional and supportive housing, college preparation, technical assistance, and organizational evaluation capacity building. Anita also provides training and coaching for non-profit and philanthropic staff seeking to build evaluation capacity and enhance evaluative thinking in their organizations.
Anita Baker earned her Doctorate in Education from Columbia University, Teacher’s College in 1991, (Educational Administration with a focus on Evaluation), has maintained a successful independent evaluation consulting service for more than 15 years and formerly served as a project director and senior program officer of the Academy for Educational Development in New York City, and as a project director at the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning (now Equal Measure) in Philadelphia.