Renie Kehres

Professor of Practice

Dr. Kehres is the evaluator for the Syracuse City School District 21st Century Community Learning Centers afterschool programs. She was also recently named as the primary evaluator for a 2 million dollar U.S. Department of Education grant (Partnerships in Character Education) with the Utica City School District. Dr. Kehres consults with community programs and initiatives to assist them in integrating research into their practice. She is currently working with the Bridges Out of Poverty initiative in Onondaga County. She also presents at local, state and national conferences on the topics of youth and community development and evaluation.


Ph.D., Child and Family Studies, Syracuse University (2004)

Master of Science, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing, Syracuse University (1978)

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, College of Nursing, Syracuse University (1974)


Youth Development, Resiliency & Strength-Based Practices, Bullying (with a focus on relational aggression), Program Evaluation and Research to Practice Issues


CFS 395 - Child and Family Interventions

CFS 433 - Child Practicum

CFS 493 - Family Practicum I

CFS 494 - Family Practicum II