National Science Foundation - Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program Solicitation

ITEST is a program that promotes PreK-12 student interests and capacities to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. To achieve this objective, ITEST supports the development, implementation, and selective spread of innovative strategies for engaging students in experiences that: 


NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Growing Convergence Research at NSF

NSF 17-065

April 3, 2017

Dear Colleague:


Webinar: Outcome Evaluation Step-by-Step

Presenter(s): Lori Wingate, Miranda Lee of EvaluATE, the evaluation resource center for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program.

Date(s): March 22, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern


AEA Dialogues on Race and Class in America

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) will be hosting a series of national dialogues to reflect and promote positive actions on the deeply rooted, and structurally intertwined issues behind the headlines that propel racial, ethnic, and class disparities in our society. These complimentary discussions will bring evaluators, policy analysts, and applied researchers together to discern ways to proactively engage entrenched issues as the nation goes from one headline making incident to the next.


How Do Propensity Score Methods Measure Up in the Presence of Measurement Error? A Monte Carlo Study

Innovations and Challenges in Project-Based STEM Education: Lessons from ITEST

For over a decade, the National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program has funded researchers and educators to build an understanding of best practices, contexts, and processes contributing to K-12 students’ motivation and participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities that lead to STEM career pathways.


National Science Foundation STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) Program Solicitation

As computing has become an integral part of the practice of modern science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the STEM + Computing Partnerships program seeks to address the urgent need to prepare students from the early grades through high school in the essential skills, competencies, and dispositions needed to succeed in a computationally-dependent world.


Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) 4th International Conference - Call for Submissions

Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA)

Fourth International Conference

Chicago, Illinois

September 27-29, 2017

(Pre-conference workshops Tuesday, September 26)

Stafford Hood, PhD


Framework for Evaluating Impacts of Broadening Participation Projects: Report from a National Science Foundation Workshop



American Evaluation Association - Evaluation 2016 Meeting

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) is a professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. AEA has approximately 7100 members representing all 50 states in the United States as well as over 60 foreign countries.