Juliette Henke has expertise in providing evaluation technical assistance, conducting systematic reviews, and evaluating program implementation. Her experience covers a range of topic areas, including child welfare, teen pregnancy prevention, education, nutrition assistance programs, and early childhood.
She is the deputy project director for the national cross-site evaluation of the Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) program, which allocates grants to programs for children who are in, or at risk of, out-of-home placements as a result of a parent or caretaker’s substance abuse. The evaluation employs collaborative efforts across the child welfare, substance use treatment, and court systems. She also leads the data collection and analysis of program implementation data across all RPG projects and is a contributing author to several Reports to Congress. She also is the deputy project director for the Personal Responsibility Education Program: Promising Youth Programs project. In this role, she leads a team providing evaluation technical assistance to more than 20 federally funded grantees, guiding them from evaluation design through analysis and reporting. She also has provided evaluation technical assistance to more than a dozen grantees in the child welfare and teen pregnancy prevention topic areas.
Her experience conducting systematic reviews includes reviewing research on early literacy, preschool effectiveness, early childhood home visiting models, substance use and mental health, and teen pregnancy prevention.
Before joining Mathematica in 2008, Ms. Henke was a professional journalist, working for newspapers across the United States. She has a master’s in public policy from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s of science in journalism from Northwestern University.