Heather Weiss

Heather Weiss is founder and director of the Harvard Family Research Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. HFRP's mission is to research, document, and evaluate practices, interventions, and policies to promote children's successful development from birth to adulthood. Weiss and her colleagues built an ongoing, accessible, national database of afterschool program evaluations to support the field's quality enhancement, continuous improvement, innovation, and advocacy work.