Jacqueline Catalano joined the Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy in 2007 as Program Manager. She comes with considerable experience in child welfare and program management. She holds a master’s degree in Counselor Education from Queens College. At MSU she works closely with the Center's Director and is responsible for being the Center’s liaison within the MSU infra-structure, monitoring CHAD programs, interviewing prospective students, ongoing student advisement, assessment coordination, conference organizer, management of the CHAD website, and providing support to all of the Center’s grants and programs. With over 20 years experience in child and family education, her areas of interest include foster care reform and quality assurance development. Previously, Ms. Catalano was the Director of Homefinding, Intake and Training at Episcopal Social Services in Manhattan, NY for over 15 years.