About ICF

Samantha Spinney

Senior Manager, Child Welfare and Education

Samantha leads and manages evaluations of college access and career readiness initiatives, specializing in mixed-method and quasi-experimental evaluation designs. She has subject matter expertise in secondary-to-postsecondary transitions.

Samantha has over 15 years of experience working in research and evaluation, education, and policy analysis. She has spent her career teaching and evaluating programs for students from marginalized and underserved communities.

Samantha has teaching experience in both secondary education and higher education and currently serves as adjunct faculty at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University
  • M.Ed. Secondary Education, George Washington University
  • B.A., English, University of Virginia