Hilary Barker

Education Director of Performance Analysis & Continuous Improvement

Work responsibilities:

  • Perkins V
    • Perkins V State Plan project manager
    • Perkins Accountability System Owner
    • One of three grant managers for the Capacity Building for Equity and Inclusion Grant
  • Action Research
    • Conduct action research projects to help gain insight into promising practices in post-secondary education
    • Conduct this work with Ben Konruff
  • Tableau dashboard development
    • Design and create data dashboards (e.g., Perkins Dashboard)
  • Follow-up Surveys System Owner
    • Help coordinate follow-up survey submissions and prepare data for System Office publications
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
    • Coordinate the WTCS OER Network and work groups

About me:

I help create insight from data to inform education practices and decisions in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). In addition, I provide assistance, expertise, and coaching in data literacy and data governance. I am keenly interested in how we can leverage data to help close student equity gaps, increase student completion and retention, and advance the success for all of our students.

Ph.D. in Zoology at University of Wisconsin – Madison

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