Education Research and Technical Assistance Associate, SRI Education
Mallory Rousseau, MA, is an education research and technical assistance associate with more than 8 years of experience working to improve the lives of children and families. Her areas of expertise include early childhood systems-building, gender-based violence primary prevention, and community-based child abuse and neglect prevention. Currently, Rousseau coordinates and manages multiple concurrent projects at SRI to implement work and communication plans, monitor adherence to timelines and budgets, and ensure the development of high-quality products.
Through her role with the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy), she coordinates technical assistance activities to support states in developing data systems for early intervention and early childhood special education programs. Most recently, Rousseau is the project and communications manager for the Data Governance Consulting and Support project with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF). She also serves as project manager for SRI’s contract with the State of North Dakota to support their efforts to develop a statewide early childhood integrated data system (ECIDS).
Before joining SRI, Rousseau was a research project coordinator at the University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research where she co-developed the Protective Factors Survey, 2nd Edition (PFS-2) and oversaw data collection for the national field test. There, she also provided training and technical assistance to child abuse prevention programs. Rousseau also previously coordinated a statewide intimate partner violence primary prevention initiative and provided direct service advocacy to survivors of gender-based violence. Rousseau earned her MA in sociology from Wichita State University. She also holds a BGS in sociology and women, gender, and sexuality studies from the University of Kansas.
- Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)
- Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Data Governance Consulting and Support
- North Dakota Early Childhood Integrated Data System Professional Assistance