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June 2017

2017 Summer Research Training Institute on SMART Designs

June 14 - June 16
Institute of Education Sciences (IES), 555 12th Street SW
Washington, DC United States
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Objective: The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education announces a Summer Research Training Institute on sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMARTs) used in the development and evaluation of adaptive interventions. The goal of this Institute is to increase the national capacity of education researchers to conduct novel and methodologically rigorous trials for developing and evaluating adaptive interventions. Background: Interventions used in educational settings often require an…

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Spring Networking & Happy Hour

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Migration Brewing, 2828 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Come join your fellow OPEN members at Migration Brewing for a low-key evening of networking and meet and greet! Drinks and refreshments will be provided. Come as you are -- no need to RSVP.  We look forward to seeing you there! For more info contact Emily Lott: emilycarollott@gmail.com or Carolyn Manke: carolynpdx@gmail.com

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July 2017

Summer Workshop on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis

July 31 - August 11
Northwestern University, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL United States
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The National Center for Education Research, in conjunction with the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at Northwestern University, announces a new two-week training workshop on quasi-experimental design and analysis. Through this two-week workshop, attendees will learn state-of-the-art quasi-experimental methods for evaluating education interventions. Participants will conduct hands-on analyses of data collected from quasi-experimental designs. Participants in prior quasi-experimental workshops that did not include hands-on training are encouraged to apply. The format will consist of lectures, small group discussions, individual consultations,…

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September 2017

Public Performance Conference, sponsored by National Center for Public Performance at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration

September 28 - September 29
Boston, Boston, MA United States + Google Map

Announcing the 10h Annual Public Performance Conference hosted by the National Center for Public Performance, the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark and the Suffolk University Institute for Public Service. The topic of this conference will be how organizations design, implement and sustain performance innovations that can withstand times of transition and change. Performance measurement is becoming more and more common across the public and non-profit sectors. Organizations have proven to be very good at beginning performance…

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October 2017
$65 - $165

OPEN 2017 Conference: Encouraging Excellence through Evaluation Capacity Building

October 4
Double Tree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us for the 2017 Oregon Program Evaluators Network conference! This year’s theme is Encouraging Excellence through Evaluation Capacity Building, and we are excited to announce our keynote speaker, Jean A. King, who will be presenting on Transformative Evaluation Capacity Building: Mission Possible? The day will also include breakout sessions, poster presentations, an information exchange, and a post conference happy hour. This conference brings together evaluation users, practitioners, and funders to gain a better understanding of how to approach evaluation…

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