Kathryn Sibley Horton
PEI Director for Research and Safety
Kathryn Sibley Horton is the director for research and safety with the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) division of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Her area provides evaluation, data, and technical assistance to support quality outcomes for families across all PEI programs. Sibley works extensively with professionals at DFPS, in higher education, other state agencies, and other organizations across Texas. She also oversees the Office of Child Safety, which studies child abuse cases that involve serious injuries or death in order to improve prevention programs and child welfare practices. Kathryn is a graduate of Texas Tech University.