Caitlin F. Spear

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Caitlin F. Spear

Caitlin F. Spear

University of Pittsburgh
LL104 Lexington
400 North LL104 Lexington Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Phone: 412-383-5025
Email: cfs15@pitt.edu

Staff - Director, Applied Research and Evaluation

Caitlin Forbes Spear, PhD, is an Evaluation and Research Manager at the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development. She received her doctorate in special education from the University of Oregon in 2014, followed by a three-year post-doctoral research training program at the Ohio State University. She brings a strong set of analytic, data and project management skills to her evaluation work, including a diverse methodological background across qualitative, single-case, and quantitative methodologies. A former special education teacher, Caitlin also brings a strong collaborative approach to her work, and has significant education content-expertise, including a focus on early childhood special education, educator training and professional development, and measuring complex classroom processes.

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