Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University. Master’s degree in program evaluation from Michigan State University.
Paige Haight has experience in research, writing, and analytical skills, as well as substantial experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection. She possesses expertise in assessment of government-funded programs as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods, including interview design, interviewing, group facilitation, data collection, and data analysis.
Ms. Haight is currently working on a juvenile justice reform scan for the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), performing a secondary data search of existing juvenile justice reforms and initiatives that will help AECF assess best practices for future juvenile justice program development; the Michigan Department of Education implementation process of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) where she is working with different stakeholders through virtual focus groups to collect feedback for the ESSA implementation plan; and the Oregon Housing Works Program outcome and impact study analyzing survey data for outcome measures.
Prior to joining PPA, Ms. Haight worked with the Michigan State University Adolescent Program as a field liaison instructor teaching qualitative interviewing and qualitative research methods such as collecting secondary data, designing survey instruments, data monitoring and analysis, and data reporting. She instructed and monitored undergraduate students who conducted phone and face-to-face interviews with at-risk youth in the Lansing community. Prior to her work as a field instructor, Ms. Haight worked with Michigan State University Extension as a program coordinator for Shiawassee County. There, she was the point of contact for all levels of stakeholders involved with the implementation of Extension youth programming.