Dr. Sangpukdee has a doctorate in Education with a concentration in Counseling and College Student Personnel, a Master’s in Social Work and a B.A. in English.
Dr. Sangpukdee has spent most of her career in education in multiple capacities ranging from early childhood to higher education, particularly in evaluation of educational programming: a member of the PIRE research team evaluating the Louisville Metro United Way Excellence Academy, the National Center for Families Learning’s Say & Play with Words Louisville Public Awareness Multi-Media Campaign, the NASA/US Department of Education Collaboration on STEM EDCs and GLOBE for 21CCLC and Children International Child Survey; external evaluator for college programs funded by federal grants; coordinator for research support services for grantees and logistics oversight for U.S. Department of Education (ED) – OSDFS meetings and symposia; student affairs administrator, college counselor and instructor; principal; high school teacher; and consultant to kindergarten teachers (for both professional and personal matters).
She is currently on the PIRE evaluation team involved with evaluation design, data collection, management and analysis as well as reporting tasks for quantitative and qualitative data on various projects including the VA Whole Health Education Program; Alabama Prevention Evaluation; Indiana Project AWARE; National Technical Assistance Center to Improve State Capacity to Collect, Report, and Use Accurate Early Childhood IDEA Data; CMS OMH From Coverage to Care; and Baltimore County CDC Overdose to Action. She has had experience working with quantitative data in SPSS and Excel, and qualitative data using thematic analysis and Dedoose web application for mixed methods research.