Our Team

Researcher

Baleigh Goforth

Research Associate

Baleigh Goforth is a full-time Research Associate for Professional Learning who started with NS4ed as an intern. Baleigh has worked between research, operations, and professional learning teams. Her work has focused on: 

  • Second Harvest survey construction and data analysis; 
  • Career-connected learning and math attitudes and performance research; 
  • Career exploration lesson editing and tool testing. 

Baleigh has managed internship members’ schedules and project assignments. 

Baleigh started at NS4ed as a Maryville College student. Spring 2021 Baleigh earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice with double minors in data analytics and sociology. Currently, she is working towards a MA in Forensic Psychology from the University of North Dakota with the anticipated graduation date of May 2023. 

Baleigh felt the internship program taught her that “I have universal knowledge, skills, and abilities than I was aware.” She appreciates the experience gained with NS4ed and describes it as having a “pivotal” influence, promoting professional growth. 

Hubs of Inquiry: Professional Development; Professional Learning; Client-Partner Success Initiatives; Quantitative, Qualitative, and Community-Based Research; Innovative Career-Connected Learning.