Tim Pearson (Ph.D. Colorado State University) is an associate research scientist who came to WYSAC following a 30-year career as an educator. He has lead and assisted in evaluations in education, public health, and prevention. He has experience in the design and analysis of quantitative, mixed methods, and qualitative evaluations. Dr. Pearson is an advocate for using formative evaluation for continuous program improvement. He has experience obtaining IRB approval, developing logic models, writing technical reports, conducting literature reviews, and designing data collection instruments. Dr. Pearson is also familiar with the history and application of quality improvement methods, particularly as they apply to education and health.