• Systems Change
• Partnership Development
• Technical Assistance
• Evaluation and Research
• Project Management
Dr. Ursula Bischoff is an independent consultant with extensive experience in working with multi-sector partnerships to achieve systemic change in education, workforce, justice, and human service systems. Services include: Organizational and Systems Change; Partnership and Resource Development; Grant and Project Management; Strategic Planning; Program Design; Technical Assistance; Quality Improvement; Evaluation and Research.
Ursula collaborates with policymakers and practitioners who carry out large-scale improvement and innovation efforts. She currently leads technical assistance and evaluation for the CA English Language Learner Workforce Navigator Pilot Project to improve immigrant and refugee English learners’ access to workforce services and is a coach on a national project funded by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice supporting cross-sector partnerships to develop programs diverting young adults from the criminal justice system to education and employment.
Ursula has directed projects funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to establish career pathways programs and led research under contract to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education to disseminate accurate information about high-quality CTE programs. She has also directed projects in child welfare and developmental disabilities risk assessment and systems improvement, conducted research and taught at the University of Pennsylvania, and was a litigator for the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Ursula holds a BA from Franklin and Marshall College; a JD from Hofstra Law School; and a MSW, graduate certificate in urban studies, and PhD in social welfare from the University of Pennsylvania.