EDC’s evaluators work with project teams and partners to design and conduct independent evaluations of federal, state, and community initiatives, inform product development, monitor progress, and document outcomes.
We are skilled at using the appropriate set of multi-method qualitative and quantitative strategies to address the most pertinent and pressing questions, whether we are evaluating a pilot program or assessing a new intervention. We also provide specialized technical assistance to support local evaluators, community organizations, and agencies so they can document, improve, and sustain their services.
Working in schools, clinics, or communities, we understand the importance of involving the communities and audiences we serve in framing and contributing to our evaluation activities.
This resource library contains reports, analyses, surveys, and fact sheets developed as part of EDC’s administration of the MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey from 2006 to 2014.
This report presents key findings and lessons learned from the Garissa Youth and Yes Youth Can! North Eastern Region projects.
Published by Brookes, the Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation (ELLCO) pre-K and K–3 toolkits are research-based instruments that enable teachers, leaders, and researchers to observe,
This final report summarizes the evaluation of the impact of EDC’s Early Childhood Caregiver Professional Development and Certification Program in Rwanda.
This report details the key accomplishments and highlights of the USAID Mali Out-of-School Youth Project (PAJE- Nièta).
This website contains information about the Out-of-School Youth Literacy Assessment (OLA), a reading assessment administered one-on-one to youth and adults that was developed by EDC.
This brief presents findings from an impact evaluation of the PAQUED (Project D’Amelioration de la Qualite de l’Education) project’s six-month experimental reading intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) contracted EDC to conduct a statewide evaluation of the U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative.
This handbook supports effective use of the Quality Measures: Principal Preparation Program Self-Assessment Toolkit.
This evaluation of the Harnessing Youth Volunteers as Literacy Leaders (HYVALL) project in Senegal explores the potential links between specific elements of the intervention and student reading gains.