Data analysis, Research, and Program Evaluation

//Data analysis, Research, and Program Evaluation
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The Office of Data Management and Information Systems provides scientifically rigorous, independent, and objective research, data analysis, and program evaluation services to state education policy makers and the West Virginia Department of Education. Major topics investigated in recent years include the following.

21st Century Community Learning Centers, 2015- 2016: A descriptive evaluation by Patricia Cahape Hammer & Andy Whisman (2017).

21st Century Community Learning Centers, 2014-2015: A descriptive evaluation by Larry J. White, Andy Whisman, and Patricia Cahape Hammer (2015)

21st Century Community Learning Centers, 2014-2015: A quasi-experimental investigation of program impacts on student achievement in mathematics and reading/language arts by Larry J. White and Andy Whisman (2015)

21st Century Community Learning Centers: A descriptive evaluation, 2013-2014 by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Larry J. White (2015)

21st Century Community Learning Centers: A descriptive evaluation for 2012-2013 by Larry J. White (2014)

21st Century Community Learning Centers 2012-2013: A quasi-experimental investigation of program impacts on student achievement in mathematics and reading/language arts by Larry White and Nate Hixson (2014)

21st Century Community Learning Centers: A descriptive evaluation for 2011-2012 by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Larry J. White (2012)

Findings from the 2012 West Virginia online writing scoring comparability study by Nate Hixson and Vaughn Rhudy (2013)

Findings from the 2011 West Virginia online writing scoring comparability study by Nate Hixson and Vaughn Rhudy (2012)

2017 W.Va. Youth Risk Behavior Survey materials from the West Virginia Department of Education

2017 W.Va. Youth Risk Behavior Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior Survey Topical Reports by Birgit A. Shanholtzer (2017)

West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior/School Health fact sheets, 2016 – by Birgit A. Shanholtzer (2016)

West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior/School Health fact sheets, 2015 by Chad Morrison (2015)

West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior Survey executive summary, 2013 by Chad Morrison (2015)

School health profiles 2014 West Virginia rankings by Birgit A. Shanholtzer (2016)

A descriptive analysis of harassment, intimidation, or bullying student behaviors: 2015-2016 by Andy Whisman (2017).

A descriptive analysis of harassment, intimidation, or bullying student behaviors: 2014-2015 by Andy Whisman (2015)

A descriptive analysis of harassment, intimidation, or bullying student behaviors: 2013-2014 by Andy Whisman (2015)

A descriptive analysis of harassment, intimidation, and bullying student behaviors: 2012-2013 by Andy Whisman (2014)

Catalyst Schools research study by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2016)

Creating the context and employing best practices for teacher professional development: A brief review of recent research by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2013)

Educator enhancement academies evaluation study phase 2. Teacher and trainer reports of NxGen professional development and their sense of preparedness by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Nate Hixson (2015)

Educator enhancement academies evaluation study: Phase 1-preparation of RESA-based, Next Generation CSO trainers by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Nate Hixson (2014)

Extended professional development in project-based learning: impacts on 21st Century Skills teaching and student achievement by Nate K. Hixson, Jason Ravitz, Andy Whisman (2012)

Implementation of the Master Plan for Statewide Professional Staff Development for 2014-2015: An evaluation study by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2015)

Implementation of the Master Plan for Statewide Professional Staff Development for 2013-2014: An evaluation study by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2014)

Implementation of the Master Plan for Statewide Professional Staff Development for 2012-2013: An evaluation study by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2014)

Implementation of the Master Plan for Statewide Professional Staff Development for 2011-2012: An evaluation study by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2012)

Mathematics academies 2011-2013: Cohort 1 evaluation study by Amber D. Stohr (2014)

Results of a statewide professional learning survey of West virginia school principals and teachers by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Nate Hixson (2014)

ESEA LEA consolidated monitoring 2011-2012: feedback from sub-recipients by Anduamlak Meharie (2012)

Graduation 20/20 pilot focus group results by Amber D. Stohr (2015)

School improvement grant: evaluation report for 2010-2011 (redacted edition) by Anduamlak Meharie, Nate Hixson, and Patricia Cahape Hammer (2013)

Supplemental educational services in the State of West Virginia: Evaluation report for 2011-2012 by Anduamlak Meharie (2012)

West Virginia safe and supportive schools project: Year 2 implementation evaluation report by Andy Whisman (2013)

The West Virginia School Climate Index: Validity and associations with academic outcome measures by Andy Whisman (2012)

The West Virginia School Climate Index: A measure of school engagement, safety, and environment by Andy Whisman (2012)

West Virginia universal free meals pilot: evaluation report by Anduamlak Meharie, Andy Whisman, Nate Hixson, Patricia Cahape Hammer, Yetty A. Shobo, Amber Stohr

School discipline data collection and reporting – A status report for the 2013–2014 school year by Andy Whisman (2015)

The association between school discipline and academic performance: A case for positive discipline approaches by Andy Whisman and Patricia Cahape Hammer (2014)

Improving school discipline data collection and reporting: A status report for the 2012-2013 school year by Andy Whisman (2013)

A cohort study of arts participation and academic performance by Andy Whisman and Nate Hixson (2012)

Educator evaluation pilot project: Results from a midyear survey of teachers in all participating schools by Anduamlak Meharie (2012)

Effects of disability labels on students with exceptionalities: A brief review of the research literature by Patricia Cahape Hammer

Evaluation of the Student-Centered Arts-Learning Environments (SCALE) project, 2013 report by Patricia Cahape Hammer and Nate Hixson (2013)

Instructional planning time: A review of existing research and educator practice during the 2012-2013 school year by Nate Hixson, Amber D. Stohr, and Patricia Cahape Hammer (2013)

The Middle School Algebra Readiness Initiative: An analysis of teacher outcomes and student mathematics achievement and gains by Nate K. Hixson (2012)

Response to intervention, an introduction: a brief review of the research literature by Patricia Cahape Hammer (2012)

The West Virginia alternate identification and reporting program by Yetty A. Shobo, Anduamlak Meharie, Patricia Cahape Hammer, and Nate Hixson (2012)

West Virginia revised educator evaluation system for teachers 2011-2012: First year pilot report by Anduamlak Meharie and Nate Hixson (2013)

The West Virginia Special Education Technology Integration Specialist (SETIS) program: 2012-2014 Evaluation report by Amber D. Stohr (2015)

The West Virginia Special Education Technology Integration Specialist (SETIS) program: 2011-2012 evaluation report by Amber Stohr (2013)

The West Virginia Special Education Technology Integration Specialist program: Examining reported expected and actual use by teachers by Yetty A. Shobo and Nate Hixson (2012)