Kala Perkins

Assistant Director


Ms. Perkins is Assistant Director of the Office of Assessment and Evaluation at Virginia Tech.  She has worked in higher education for 8 years in a variety of roles, including Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Director of Institutional Research, and teaching undergraduate mathematics, statistics, and education courses.  She is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University and holds a Master of Mathematics degree from the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia, as well as a Master of Education degree from King University.  Ms. Perkins has presented on assessment topics at both national and regional professional conferences, and serves as a Peer Evaluator for SACSCOC.  Her current research investigates ways to increase community engagement and advocacy for Tennessee’s Drive to 55 initiative, as part of the East Tennessee State University’s Blue House.

  • 540-231-3320
  • kjperk@vt.edu
  • Hillcrest Hall, Room 114, Virginia Tech
    385 West Campus Drive
    Blacksburg, Virginia
    24061