- Director of Equitable Quality Improvement Systems
- pronouns: she/her(s)
Sheely has extensive experience in youth development and expanded learning programs. For nearly 10 years, she ran education and teen programs at both Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCAs throughout western Washington. In 2012, Sheely began working part-time as a trainer, coach, and external assessor for School’s Out Washington and became a Field Consultant for the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Beginning in 2015, Sheely shifted her focus to building systems to deliver dependable and responsive professional learning and continuous quality improvement supports across Washington State.
Sheely has a B.A. in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University and a Master of Public Administration & Nonprofit Management from Seattle University. Sheely sees herself as a facilitator, educator, leader, and writer who works at the intersection of race, ability, and gender. She is passionate about designing and building accessible, equitable, and culturally responsive quality improvement systems to ensure high quality and impactful programs for children and youth.