Rebecca Teasdale is a librarian, evaluator, researcher and trainer. She has over 15 years of experience leading public libraries and assessing library effectiveness in Illinois and Oregon. Rebecca has also conducted market research for nonprofits including arts, cultural and social service organizations.
Rebecca currently serves on PLA’s Performance Measurement Task Force and Public Library Data Service (PLDS) Statistical Report Advisory Committee. She holds an MA in library science from the University of Iowa and a post-graduate certificate in program evaluation from the University of Minnesota. She is currently a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she studies methodologies for evaluation of public library services.