RESEARCH & PROGRAM EVALUATION

Bring us your research question, no matter how large or small, and we’ll help you find the answer. Our research and evaluation teams can give you a big-picture view of your school improvement initiatives to determine what’s working, what’s not, and what to do next. We can also provide required evaluation services for your grant-funded projects and programs. Every education agency, institution, college, district, and school is unique, so we tailor our evaluation and research resources and services to fit your programs, needs, and goals.

Want more information about our consulting services, PD and training options, and customized solutions in this area? Contact us today at 800.858.6830 or info@mcrel.org.

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Program Evaluation

Our evaluators are highly trained, highly experienced, and solidly grounded in professional standards and evaluation practices. We design our evaluation studies to center on your needs and questions and maximize their usefulness for you. Our collaborative approach includes helping you every step of the way, from developing a clear theory of action and setting solid goals to providing you with practitioner-friendly reports containing keen insight and recommendations you can use to develop strategic plans. Among our many services, we offer support for change initiatives, capacity-building, and external review of grant-funded programs.

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Research & Evaluation Services

We help you clarify your questions and identify the best research designs and methodologies to match your needs, context, budget, and schedule. Employing a wide range of techniques, we examine your issue and provide useful, insightful results. Our researchers and evaluators can prepare studies, reports, and technical briefs as well as provide technical assistance and consulting on logic models and theories of action; large-scale studies of federal and state programs; research syntheses and meta-analyses; causal-comparative studies; quasi-experimental studies; rigorous, randomized control trials; and case studies.

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