National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at Wellesley College

Georgia  Hall, Ph.D.

Georgia Hall is Director and Senior Research Scientist at the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at Wellesley College and specializes in research and evaluation on youth development programs, settings, and learning experiences. Georgia is currently serving as the Principal Investigator on NIOST’s Technical Assistance Partnership with the Massachusetts’ Department of Education 21st CCLC Program. NIOST’s work includes the development and refinement of statewide assessment tools for 21st CCLC, along with the development of online training tools and in-person training and technical assistance delivery to 21st CCLC sub-grantees.

Georgia also works as the Lead Subject Matter Expert and as NIOST’s Principal Investigator working in collaboration with Global Evaluation and Applied Research Solution (GEARS) on the US DOE Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers State Monitoring and Technical Assistance Project. Georgia’s work has also focused extensively on quality program improvement initiatives including 11 summers as Principal Investigator for NIOST’s research work with the Boston Summer Learning Project.

Hall earned her B.A. from Duke University and her M.A. from Clark University. She holds a Ph.D. from Boston College. Georgia is a long-time softball, baseball, and basketball youth team coach and is Secretary of the Board of the American Camp Association New England.