Adding Value to the Mathematics and Science Partnership Evaluations

 

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PROJECT STAFF

Norman L. Webb

Norman L. Webb is a senior research scientist with the Wisconsin Center
for Education Research and is the principal investigator of the Adding Value
Project. in addition to attending to the overall operations of the project, he
oversees the work related to developing and applying the alignment tool and
providing related technical assistance. Webb has served as the principal
investigator for 15 projects. He is co-director of the Center for the Study of
Systemic Reform in Milwaukee Public Schools funded by the Joyce
Foundation and the Study of the Impact of State Systemic Initiatives funded
by NSF. He directed a project funded by the NSF to develop models for
analyzing assessment data to evaluate systemic reform in states and large
districts.

 

nlwebb@wisc.edu
(608)263-4287
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Robert Meyer

Robert Meyer is a senior research scientist with the Wisconsin Center
for Education Research and is working with the project team to design
the value-added analyses. Meyer is nationally known for his work in
developing value-added analytic procedures. On the Milwaukee Public
Schools project, he has been instrumental in analyzing the data and
producing results for comparing the effectiveness of schools within the
district. Meyer has applied a new procedure for comparing the
effectiveness of schools within the district. This procedure has been
used to correct for measurement error in prior achievement.

rhmeyer@wisc.edu
(608) 265-5663
Paula A. White

Paula A. White is a research scientist at the Wisconsin Center for
Education Research. She oversees the technical assistance meetings for
the project and with the other project staff, conducts site visits to gather
information on evaluation plans and efforts. White served as the project
manager for the National Institute for Science Education and has
extensive experience in performing case studies. She is a lead
researcher on the NSF GK-12 Graduate Fellows Program evaluation.

  pawhite1@wisc.edu
(608) 263-4353
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