Op-Ed Highlights Teacher Evaluation Strategies
Jacobs Foundation—Good Enough: When is Evidence-Based Intervention Ready for Dissemination?—Zürich, Germany—May 30-June 1, 2013
Jill Constantine: "Systematic Reviews as a Tool in Evidence-Based Decision Making: Improving Research and Informing Practice"
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting—Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy, and Praxis—San Francisco, CA—April 27-May 1, 2013
Annual Conference of the Association for Education Finance and Policy—Education Renewal and Reform…in the Face of Resource Constraints—New Orleans, LA—March 14-16, 2013
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness—Capitalizing on Contradiction: Learning from Mixed Results—Washington, DC—March 7-9, 2013
John Deke, Chair: Contamination and Implementation Fidelity in RCTs
Peter Schochet: "A Statistical Model for Misreported Binary Outcomes in Clustered RCTs of Education Interventions"
Philip Gleason, Christina Tuttle, Brian Gill, Ira Nichols-Barrer, and Alex Resch: "Impacts of KIPP Schools on Student Outcomes"
Susanne James-Burdumy, Martha Bleeker, Nicholas Beyler, and Others: "Does Playworks Work? Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial"
Susan Zief, Discussant: Leveraging Local Evaluations to Understand Contradictions
Center for Naval Analyses—Promoting the Resilience of Military Children Through Effective Programs—Washington, DC—November 29-30, 2012
Cay Bradley: "Creating a System for Evaluating Education Programs"
Peter Schochet: "Quasi Experimental Designs"
University of Arkansas—Understanding the Effectiveness of KIPP: Factors Related to Impacts—Fayetteville, AR—November 16, 2012
Christina Clark Tuttle, Lecturer
Frontiers in Education Conference—Soaring to New Heights in Engineering Education—Seattle, WA—October 3-6, 2012
Margaret Sullivan: "Understanding Engineering Transfer Students: Demographic Characteristics and Educational Outcomes"
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Fall Conference—Effective Partnerships: Linking Practice and Research—Washington, DC—September 6-8, 2012
Jill Constantine and Neil Seftor: Introduction to the What Works Clearinghouse (workshop)
Jean Knab and Cay Bradley: What Works Clearinghouse Certification (training session)
Administration for Children & Families/Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation Methodological Advancement Meeting—Innovative Directions in Estimating Impact—Washington, DC—September 6-7, 2012
Sarah Avellar: "Core Analytics and the Context of Impact Estimation: Evaluating Evidence"
Philip Gleason: "Innovations in Identification Strategies: Discontinuity Designs"
Steven Glazerman: "Innovations in Identification Strategies—Integrated Answers: Best of Both Worlds—Hybrid Designs"
Peter Schochet: "Addressing Real World Issues with Identification and Inference: Problem of the Late Pretest"
National Center for Postsecondary Research Conference—Strengthening Developmental Education: What Have We Learned, and What's Next?—New York, NY—June 21-22, 2012
Cecilia Speroni: "Results of Florida and California Dual Enrollment Studies"
National Bureau of Economic Research Education Meeting—Cambridge, MA—May 11, 2012
Duncan Chaplin and Others: "Assessing the Rothstein Test: Does It Really Show Teacher Value-Added Models Are Biased?"
Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University—Webinar—December 3, 2012
Ali Protik: "Moving High-Performing Teachers: Implementation of Transfer Incentives in Seven Districts"
American Youth Policy Forum—Dual Enrollment: A Strategy for Improving College Readiness and Success for All Students—February 10, 2012 (Video)
Cecilia Speroni, Presenter
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research—Teacher Pay Incentives: Lessons from North Carolina's Teacher Bonus Program—Washington, DC—June 28, 2011
Duncan Chaplin, Panelist (Video)
Jill Constantine, vice president, Director of NJ Human Services Research, and area leader for Mathematica's education research, testified before the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing on our evaluation of teachers trained through different routes to certification. Her testimony is available as an audio file or slides.