Linda Petersen

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Linda Petersen
Vice President,
WASC Senior College and University Commission

Linda Petersen joined WSCUC in 2016. Previously she held several research, teaching, and administrative positions at the University of California, Berkeley, including associate director for operations at the Berkeley Evaluation and Assessment Research Center and associate director for research at PACE. She also served as program manager at the University of California Office of the President for a system-wide project devoted to increasing STEM faculty diversity. Petersen has experience in education law and worked for the California Department of Education’s legal office, as both a legal researcher and as a state Special Education Mediator. Her volunteer work has included serving as a court appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system. Petersen received her PhD in education from University of California, Berkeley.

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Publications by Linda Petersen
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase III Final Report, Part 2
Phase III was designed to further analyze the preliminary recommendations and to utilize the assistance of childcare and development community to re­design childcare and development policy. Professional judgment and experience was sought from…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase III Final Report, Part 1
Phase III was designed to further analyze the preliminary recommendations and to utilize the assistance of childcare and development community to re­design childcare and development policy. Professional judgment and experience was sought from…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase II Final Report Executive Summary
The Phase II final report of the California Cares Project undertaken by Policy Analysis for California Education for the California Department of Education (CDE), California Department of Social Services (CDSS ), and the Office of Child Development…
Child Care and Development Services for Children and Families: Phase I Final Report
Policy Analysis for California Education was selected to conduct this study under an interagency agreement with the California Depart­ment of Education, California Department of Social Services, and the Governor's Office of Child Devel­opment and…