Workshops, Demonstrations, and Lectures

The Center staff customize workshops, demonstrations, and lectures to satisfy evaluation development needs and interests. Potential topics include:

  • Evaluation strategy review.
  • Use and interpretation of education data (achievement growth calculation, achievement gap assessment, comparison of performance across schools and over time, etc.).
  • Examination of myths and realities about education.
  • Research on principal effectiveness and turnover.
  • Consideration of research on teacher effectiveness and turnover.
  • Study of teacher and principal working conditions.
  • Evaluation project management.
  • Survey design strategies.
  • Evaluation data analysis strategies.

Members of the staff have provided instruction in a variety of educational settings including public and private PK-12 education, higher education, informal and formal settings, businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.