Deana Farole

Senior Data and Evaluation Analyst

Deana Farole has devoted most of her career to applied research in public service. Prior to joining the Office of Early Care and Education, she was an analyst with the California Judicial Council, the policymaking body for the state court system, where she led a broad array of research, evaluation, and data collection projects in the areas of family and juvenile law, elder abuse, self-represented litigants, workload and resource needs assessment, and performance measures. Deana has worked in a similar capacity for the Washington State judiciary, and has evaluated juvenile justice programs and reported on regional crime and arrest statistics for the San Diego Association of Governments.

Deana received her master’s degree in applied sociology from Temple University and her bachelor’s degree in sociology, with a concentration in family demography, from the University of Pennsylvania.