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Karyl Askew PhD

Evaluator – The Evaluation Group, Vice President – RTP Evaluators

federally-funded evaluations, educational evaluations, STEM education, after-school quality improvement, school counseling, school climate transformation, museum education, adult-youth mentoring, adolescent career development, college-access, and gender differences in science achievement and achievement motivationRead More
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federally-funded evaluations, educational evaluations, STEM education, after-school quality improvement, school counseling, school climate transformation, museum education, adult-youth mentoring, adolescent career development, college-access, and gender differences in science achievement and achievement motivation

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Herbert M. Baum Ph.D.

Principal – HMB Consulting Services

This is a niche company specializing in impact evaluation, monetization and performance measurement.Read More
Home Greensboro NC Website: http://hmbconsultingservices.weebly.com
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This is a niche company specializing in impact evaluation, monetization and performance measurement.

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Holli G. Bayonas Ph.D.

President & Senior Evaluation Consultant – iEvaluate, LLC, Treasurer – RTP Evaluators

Specializes in the evaluation of small-scale education programs in k-12 and higher education settings. Our services include pre-proposal planning activities, proposal writing, program theory development, qualitative and quantitative data collection, needs assessment, report writing, as well as full-scale external evaluation services.Read More
Home Greensboro NC Website: http://www.i-evaluate.net
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Specializes in the evaluation of small-scale education programs in k-12 and higher education settings. Our services include pre-proposal planning activities, proposal writing, program theory development, qualitative and quantitative data collection, needs assessment, report writing, as well as full-scale external evaluation services.

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Maureen M. Berner Ph.D.

Professor – School of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

I specialize in training in evaluation for state and local government officials, as well as teaching MPA students evaluation and analysis skills. I also work on in-depth evaluations across government sectors. Overall, the School of Government's mission is to improve the lives of North Carolinians through good government.Read More
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I specialize in training in evaluation for state and local government officials, as well as teaching MPA students evaluation and analysis skills. I also work on in-depth evaluations across government sectors. Overall, the School of Government’s mission is to improve the lives of North Carolinians through good government.

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Felix C. Blumhardt

Director of Evaluation – The Evaluation Group

The Evaluation Group (TEG) is an independent evaluation firm experience in evaluating large federal, state, foundation, and corporate grant programs. Our multidisciplinary professionals have expertise in all areas of evaluation, including research design, measurement, test and survey construction, data analysis, and reporting.Read More
Home Chapel Hill NC Website: http://www.evaluationgroup.com/
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The Evaluation Group (TEG) is an independent evaluation firm experience in evaluating large federal, state, foundation, and corporate grant programs. Our multidisciplinary professionals have expertise in all areas of evaluation, including research design, measurement, test and survey construction, data analysis, and reporting.

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Sally L. Bond

President & Senior Consultant – The Program Evaluation Group, LLC, Founder – RTP Evaluators

The Program Evaluation Group, LLC (TPEG) is a network of independent consultants based in North Carolina. We specialize in the evaluation of education and other social programs. Since 1999, TPEG has provided planning, data collection and analysis, technical assistance, training, and other evaluation-related services to educational, professional, and other service organizations.Read More
Home Chapel Hill NC Website: http://theprogramevaluationgroup.com/
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The Program Evaluation Group, LLC (TPEG) is a network of independent consultants based in North Carolina. We specialize in the evaluation of education and other social programs. Since 1999, TPEG has provided planning, data collection and analysis, technical assistance, training, and other evaluation-related services to educational, professional, and other service organizations.

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Kristin Bradley-Bull

Founder and Lead Consultant – Roots to Canopy Consulting, LLC

Assessment & Evaluation: Assessing communities & organizations to strategically focus the work. Evaluating impact & process to share successes & strengthen the work. Facilitation: Facilitating group processes that inspire shared vision, strategy, & plans. Capacity Building: Designing & conducting training & TA that engage people in learning & action-taking.Read More
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Assessment & Evaluation: Assessing communities & organizations to strategically focus the work. Evaluating impact & process to share successes & strengthen the work.

Facilitation: Facilitating group processes that inspire shared vision, strategy, & plans.

Capacity Building: Designing & conducting training & TA that engage people in learning & action-taking.

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Catherine E. Brawner PhD

President – Research Triangle Educational Consultants

Founded in 1996, Research Triangle Educational Consultants provides evaluation and research services in the higher education and K-12 environments. RTEC specializes in qualitative and mixed methods evaluation and research for clients in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields.Read More
Home Raleigh NC Website: http://www.researchtriangleeducationalconsultants.com/
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Founded in 1996, Research Triangle Educational Consultants provides evaluation and research services in the higher education and K-12 environments. RTEC specializes in qualitative and mixed methods evaluation and research for clients in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields.

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Rebecca Brent Ed.D.

Consultant – Education Designs, Inc.

Dr. Brent is a faculty development and evaluation consultant with nearly 40 years of experience in education. She specializes in program evaluation in higher education with particular expertise in NSF-sponsored education and training initiatives. She is the co-author of Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide published in 2016 by Jossey-Bass.Read More
Home Cary NC Website: http://educationdesignsinc.com/
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Dr. Brent is a faculty development and evaluation consultant with nearly 40 years of experience in education. She specializes in program evaluation in higher education with particular expertise in NSF-sponsored education and training initiatives. She is the co-author of Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide published in 2016 by Jossey-Bass.

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Tamara C. Daley Ph.D.

Senior Study Director – Westat

I have 17+ years of experience designing and directing research and evaluation studies of contemporary social issues. My work has broadly focused on vulnerable populations and systems that address them. This includes individuals who have been trafficked, homeless and runaway youth, young men of color, children in the U.S. special education system, and refugee families, among others.…Read More
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I have 17+ years of experience designing and directing research and evaluation studies of contemporary social issues. My work has broadly focused on vulnerable populations and systems that address them. This includes individuals who have been trafficked, homeless and runaway youth, young men of color, children in the U.S. special education system, and refugee families, among others.

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Christie Drew

Chief, Program Analysis Branch, Division of Extramural Training and Research – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

The Program Analysis Branch evaluates research grants awarded by NIEHS. Christie leads a team that conducts portfolio analysis, develops information technology needed to collect data for evaluation and communicates research outcomes. Christie has worked extensively with logic models and metrics in research settings. PAB may have opportunities for summer research evaluation projects and interns.Read More
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The Program Analysis Branch evaluates research grants awarded by NIEHS. Christie leads a team that conducts portfolio analysis, develops information technology needed to collect data for evaluation and communicates research outcomes. Christie has worked extensively with logic models and metrics in research settings. PAB may have opportunities for summer research evaluation projects and interns.

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Valerie Futch Ehrlich Ph.D.

Senior Evaluation Faculty – Center for Creative Leadership

I focus on the evaluation work for our Societal Advancement group at CCL. That group works with youth, K-12 school settings, higher education, non-profits, and health organizations.Read More
Home Hillsborough NC Website: https://www.ccl.org/people/valerie-ehrlich/
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I focus on the evaluation work for our Societal Advancement group at CCL. That group works with youth, K-12 school settings, higher education, non-profits, and health organizations.

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Jen Gathings

Senior Research Associate – ETR Services, LLC

ETR Services, LLC is a small, HUB-certified business offering evaluation, technical assistance and research services to support programs that enhance educational outcomes, increase workforce participation, and improve social conditions. We work with our clients to identify their needs and translate evaluation findings into practical recommendations given their organizational constraints.Read More
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ETR Services, LLC is a small, HUB-certified business offering evaluation, technical assistance and research services to support programs that enhance educational outcomes, increase workforce participation, and improve social conditions. We work with our clients to identify their needs and translate evaluation findings into practical recommendations given their organizational constraints.

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Amy A. Germuth Ph.D.

President – EvalWorks, LLC

EvalWorks is a national leader in evaluating STEM and other education projects and has a proven track record of helping clients develop winning evaluation plans and proposals. We have worked on over 11 different types of NSF-funded projects and 10 different types of US Education Department-funded projects with universities, community colleges, state education departments, and school districts.…Read More
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EvalWorks is a national leader in evaluating STEM and other education projects and has a proven track record of helping clients develop winning evaluation plans and proposals. We have worked on over 11 different types of NSF-funded projects and 10 different types of US Education Department-funded projects with universities, community colleges, state education departments, and school districts.

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Amy J. Handler

Evaluation Specialist-SHIFT NC

SHIFT NC focuses on sexual health initiatives for teens in North Carolina. At SHIFT NC, I collaborate with multiple project teams to create evaluation tools, protocols, and complete data collection.Read More
SHIFT NC Website: http://www.shiftnc.org/about/staff
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SHIFT NC focuses on sexual health initiatives for teens in North Carolina. At SHIFT NC, I collaborate with multiple project teams to create evaluation tools, protocols, and complete data collection.

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Kelly M. Hannum Ph.D.

President – Aligned Impact LLC

Aligned Impact provides comprehensive program evaluation services including evaluation coaching, evaluation training, as well as evaluation design & implementation. We work collaboratively with our clients to determine the approach that is most relevant and appropriate for their situation.Read More
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Aligned Impact provides comprehensive program evaluation services including evaluation coaching, evaluation training, as well as evaluation design & implementation. We work collaboratively with our clients to determine the approach that is most relevant and appropriate for their situation.

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Shureka Hargrove

Graduate Student at UNCG in the Department of Educational Research Methodology – The Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships (CYFCP)

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Sarah E. Harris M.A.

Manager, Evaluation and Research Engagement, Girlstart

I believe meaningful change comes from empowering others to develop community-driven solutions while also leveraging research, evaluation and strategic partnerships. Areas of work include, STEM, well-being, women's access, and job development. Key skills include monitoring, evaluation, and learning and external representation.Read More
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I believe meaningful change comes from empowering others to develop community-driven solutions while also leveraging research, evaluation and strategic partnerships. Areas of work include, STEM, well-being, women’s access, and job development. Key skills include monitoring, evaluation, and learning and external representation.

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Leigh M. Hayden

Lead Evaluator – North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services

Evaluation professional with a M.A. in Urban and Medical Anthropology and over six (6) years of experience researching aging and chronic disease and prevention programs (e.g., cancer prevention and control, heart disease and stroke prevention), data quality, program improvement, and community outreach.Read More
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Evaluation professional with a M.A. in Urban and Medical Anthropology and over six (6) years of experience researching aging and chronic disease and prevention programs (e.g., cancer prevention and control, heart disease and stroke prevention), data quality, program improvement, and community outreach.

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