Stacey Zis is a Senior Consultant with NCHEMS. Prior to re-joining NCHEMS in 2018, she worked for an organizational development consulting firm and a not-for-profit youth sports association. While with NCHEMS from 2006 – 2016 as a Research Associate and Senior Research Associate, Stacey was involved with Measuring Up 2006 — The State-by-State Report Card on Higher Education. She acted as the project coordinator, managed the quality control process, and co-authored the report. She was involved in many other projects at NCHEMS and has co-authored reports including the Center for State Policy on Student Progression (C2SP) project and the update to the publication Good Policy Good Practice both funded by Lumina. She also conducted several 50 state surveys and co-authored the reports that followed. Prior to joining NCHEMS in January 2006, she worked as a Policy Analyst for the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education in San José, California. At the National Center, she was part of the team effort for Measuring Up 2002 and Measuring Up 2004—The State-by-State Report Card on Higher Education.
As a Senior Consultant, Stacey will join the team for the Foundation for Student Success (FSS).
Although much of her experience is in policy analysis and research, she has a strong background and solid experience in student affairs and academic affairs administration at various institutions including Springfield College, Roanoke College, Virginia Tech, and San José State University.
Stacey holds an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech, a Master of Education, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Counseling and Student Personnel from Springfield College in Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science in Management from SUNY-Binghamton.