Jeannette received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Field Studies from the University of California, Berkeley where she was trained as a social scientist. She holds a Master of Public Policy from University of California, Irvine where she specialized in research methods and quantitative data analysis. Her evaluation experience includes assessing housing, land use, and transportation policy. Prior to SmartStart she worked with several organizations in Orange County to assess their implemented programs. Her evaluation interests include impact assessments and cost-benefit analysis.