Sylvia Barsion, Ph.D., VP of Educational Programs
Sylvia Barsion, Ph.D.
Dr. Barsion came to Classroom, Inc., where she is in charge of programs and research, in the summer of 2007.
many years in the field of education and assessment services, she
has specialized in improving educational programs that take place outside the traditional classroom.
comes to us after seven years of successfully running her
own educational assessment business, with clients such as Harvard Medical School, MIT, MentorNet, Techbridge, University of California-Berkeley, Classroom, Inc., and Girl Scouts of the USA
Prior to that, Dr. Barsion was the National Director for Research Services and Adult Development at Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA).
Under her leadership, the organization began to conduct outcomes studies assessing results of youth and adult participation in Girl Scouting, a practice that is now integral to program development.
Dr. Barsion has a Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from Boston College, and significant senior-level experience in nonprofit management.