Linda Rosenberg

Linda Rosenberg

Senior Researcher
Areas of Expertise
  • Qualitative research of programs in domestic policy areas, including education, labor, and welfare
Topics
  • Education
  • Family Support
  • Employment
  • School Reform
  • TANF and Employment Issues
  • Training and Reemployment
About Linda

Linda Rosenberg has more than 20 years of experience conducting qualitative research of programs in domestic policy areas, including education, labor, and welfare.

Rosenberg has led the design, data collection, and analyses of program implementation for many large-scale studies. In the education areas, she currently leads a study of school turnaround practices for the U.S. Department of Education. She also contributed to the design and analysis for a study of after school programs funded by the federal government.

Rosenberg is currently the co-project director on the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Gold Standard Evaluation, conducted for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), in which she contributes to the design and implementation of this evaluation that studies the impact of WIA services. She is designing site visits to 40 American Job Centers as the site visit task leader for a process study exploring how 10 local workforce investment areas used Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds to support their summer programs. Rosenberg also directed a study team in the design of and data collection for case studies and a 50-state survey of TANF diversion practices, which documented states’ strategies to assist and/or divert applicants for TANF.

Rosenberg holds an M.P.A. in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Key Projects
  • adult training teens as electricians
    Looking to the Future: Job Corps External Review

    The study is looking at structural and service delivery changes to enhance Job Corps, the nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth ages 16 through 24. The review builds on prior rigorous research demonstrating that the Job Corps has promise.

  • Institutional Analysis of American Job Centers

    This study is documenting administrative structure, partnerships, performance and strategic management, funding and financing, staffing, physical environment, MIS system capacity and use of technology, service delivery structure and linkages, and program and service mix.

  • The Study of School Turnaround

    This project is documenting the turnaround process in 25 schools across six states and looking at how these schools have used their School Improvement Grant funds to implement improvement actions.