"Thank you for the thoughtful report which reflects our strengths and weaknesses. The findings have guided our conversations during planning for improvement. As a result, we will be more effective."
– Program evaluation client
Evaluation & Research Associates (ERA) specializes in the evaluation of programs supporting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) equity, informal and formal education, and teacher professional development, and conducts research related to those content areas. We collaborate with clients to measure results, report outcomes, inform decision-making, and increase program success.
Utilization-focused: Ensure the evaluation is useful for its desired purpose
Outcomes-based: Examine participant knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors to identify what components are effective in achieving outcomes
Capacity Building: Facilitate the increase of clients’ evaluation skills
Participatory: Work collaboratively to design and implement an evaluation that is tailored to client and stakeholder needs