Sandra Staklis, PhD

Career Pathways Expert

Sandra is an accomplished education professional with a strong background in research, program evaluation, and technical assistance. She holds a PhD in social sciences and education policy. Sandra has extensive experience working with federal and state agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations, in the areas of career and technical education, workforce education and development, and program evaluation. She has directed third-party evaluations of multiple grant programs and is currently leading the Delaware Pathways Career Pathway Development and Work-Based Learning Program. As the customized technical assistance to states task lead for the Improving Program Performance contract for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Sandra has worked with more than a dozen states to improve the quality and use of career and technical education data.