The School of Public Policy and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield congratulates Dr. Betsy Goulet on her appointment as Academic Program Lead for the Human Services Program within the UIS School of Public Management and Policy.
Dr. Goulet is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Coordinator of the UIS Child Advocacy Studies Program (CAST). She is also the Director of the Alliance for Experiential Problem-Based Learning with the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership.
For over thirty years, Dr. Goulet has worked in child protection, serving as the founding director of the Sangamon County Child Advocacy Center and working as the Children’s Policy Advisor to the Illinois Attorney General. She also started the State Chapter of Children’s Advocacy Centers in Illinois and served as the organization’s first president. From 2002 – 2008 Dr. Goulet worked for the National Children’s Alliance as a Membership Specialist, conducting accreditation site reviews for Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country.