Tyson Barker, PhD

Dr. Tyson Barker is Chief of Science and Innovation at the Institute for Child Success. Dr. Barker directs the ICS efforts to support improved measurement and evaluation of programs and policies supporting early childhood development with the overarching goal of empowering organizations to better identify what works about their program and why. Dr. Barker is also the lead developer of the IMPACT Measures Tool, an innovative website which allows users to easily find valid early childhood measures that will work for their community and context. Dr. Barker received his PhD in Human Development from University of Maryland, and MA in Special Education from University of California, Santa Barbara.