Dr. Walter DeBoer serves as Co-Investigator at REA Analytics. Dr. DeBoer has a Master's Degree in Social Work and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. He has over 30 years of experience working in research and evaluation, grants procurement, and program design and implementation.
As Co-Investigator, Dr. DeBoer provides project support for all REA partner organizations. He leads regularly recurring implementation workgroup team meetings and provides organizations with written summaries of progress in meeting their stated goals and objectives. He supplements REA’s statistical analyses by facilitating focus groups with clients and staff, identifying key findings and summarizing those in formal reports. He collaborates with partners in identifying new funding sources and developing successful grant proposals. He has a high degree of technical expertise in research design and methodology, project management, grant writing, survey research, systems thinking, and presenting technical reports to non-technical audiences.