Randy Toolsie is a Research Assistant who works with research analysts and consultants to provide data entry, cleaning, collection, and analysis, as well as collaborative operations. Incorporating psychology and educational practices and experience, Randy knows the importance of understanding cultural considerations within professional environments and maintains a steadfast anticipation of applying these concepts to research. Randy seeks to use community-engaged research to help others see the value in varied perspectives and experiences that foster wider sociocultural understandings. He supports various domestic and international community-based projects with funders such as the U.S. Department of Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Throughout these projects, he leads research and evaluation activities, such as survey development and conducting mixed-methods analyses.
Randy holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Education (State Approved Professional Training Option – CAEP) from Florida International University.