Blake Urbach-Buholz, M.S.
Office: Teaching Academy Suite 403
Blake Urbach-Buholz serves as an evaluator for PEER and is an independent consultant based in Orlando, Florida. She holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Central Florida and has over ten years of experience evaluating programs and conducting social science research. Blake offers specialized experience in the evaluation of federally and state funded grants, offering guidance and oversight from the inception of a project through its completion. She is well versed in the development of outcome measures, survey construction, data analysis, and the presentation of key findings to stakeholders.
Blake has successfully partnered with institutions of higher education, public school districts, government municipalities, and social service agencies on more than one dozen projects in recent years. She has served as the lead evaluator on initiatives funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the United States Department of Education (USDOE), and the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE).
Blake is an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida, serves on the Institutional Review Board of Valencia Community College, and is a member of the American Evaluation Association. Her research interests include race and ethnic relations, and the drug-crime nexus. Blake’s works have been published in several academic journals and she has presented her findings at national conferences.