Donna Wilkens

Donna Wilkens is Managing Senior Associate for Research and Evaluation with Metis Associates.  Adding value to Metis’s projects since 1987, Ms. Wilkens has more than twenty years of experience in research, evaluation, policy analysis, program planning, and development. Specializing in the field of education, her work has concentrated on early childhood education, family literacy, charter schools, magnet schools, class-size-reduction initiatives, and teacher professional development.  Since relocating in 1999 to oversee Metis’s Atlanta office, Ms. Wilkens has broadened her work in human services to include the study of comprehensive community initiatives, providing evaluation technical assistance to 10 urban collaboratives as part of Metis’s work for the Georgia Family Connection Partnership.