Catherine Ticzon

Evaluation Coordinator

Center on Research and Evaluation

Catherine Ticzon


M.Ed., Southern Methodist University


Expressway Tower
6116 N. Central Expressway, Suite 400
Dallas 75206
Box 750511



Catherine joined SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) as an Evaluation Coordinator in 2022. Prior to joining CORE, Catherine served as a Teach For America corps member and worked in the public-school setting as a bilingual teacher, interventionist, and dyslexia specialist. She is experienced in providing professional development to educators regarding racial equity, culturally responsive teaching practices, and bilingual instruction. She also has experience working with several nonprofits and out-of-school organizations.

As an undergraduate student, she received a research fellowship at the University of Washington’s Center on American Politics and Public Policy where she conducted research on Asian American political participation. Catherine holds a M.Ed. with a specialization in Bilingual Education from Southern Methodist University and received a B.A. in Political Science, and Spanish from the University of Washington. She is currently pursuing a M.S. in Data Science at SMU.