About ICF

Johnavae Campbell

Manager, Child Welfare and Education
North Carolina
Johnavae is a child welfare and education expert with over 15 years of experience conducting and managing evaluations using mixed-methods data collection strategies.

Johnavae consults with anti-racist organizations to evaluate culturally responsive teaching strategies for elementary schools. She works with a Northwestern University research team to evaluate experiential learning efforts to promote awareness in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers, particularly among students from underrepresented populations. Johnavae serves as an evaluator on a National Science Foundation-funded Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discovers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) effort to broaden STEM participation and retention efforts for first-generation college access and readiness efforts in West Virginia and Arizona.

Johnavae is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and served as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Education, where she completed her doctoral degree. Her research includes program evaluation specializing in collaborative approaches, college access, broadening STEM participation, and issues of equity. She has evaluation expertise in managing Department of Education funded grants conducting experimental and quasi-experimental impact and fidelity of implementation study designs.

Johnavae has a Master’s degree in educational policy and evaluation from the University of Kentucky in Lexington and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  • McKinney, M. and Campbell, J. (2020). West Virginia Blended Learning Evaluation, Final Report. Fairfax, VA: ICF.
  • Howley, C.W., Campbell, J., & Cowley, K. (2019). Evaluation of the First2 Network (NSF funded INCLUDES), Year 1. Fairfax, VA: ICF.
  • Uekawa, Kaz, Bhattacharaya, S. and Campbell, J. (2018). i3 Validation Study: Validating the Collaborative Regional Education (CORE) Comprehensive Model, U.S. Department of Education Final Study Report. Fairfax, VA: ICF.
  • McKinney, M. and Campbell, J. (2018). West Virginia STEM Network Schools Initiative Evaluation Final Report. Fairfax, VA: ICF.
  • ICF Study Team led by Campbell, J. (2018). Heroes for Hire (TAACCCT Round 4) Final External Evaluation report of Mountwest Community and Technical College Consortium funded through U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Fairfax, VA: ICF.
  • Aponte‐Soto, L., Ling Grant, D. S., Carter‐Johnson, F., Colomer, S. E., Campbell, J. E., & Anderson, K. G. (2014). Championing culturally responsive leadership for evaluation practice. In P. M. Collins & R. Hopson (Eds.), Building a new generation of culturally responsive evaluators through AEA's Graduate Education Diversity Internship program. New Directions for Evaluation, 143, 37–47.