Report title: Pilot evaluation: Impact of the Center for Educational Innovation on Teaching & Learning in the New Bedford Public Schools

Author(s): Colleen Dawicki

Report date: October 2014

Sponsor: Center for Education Innovation (CEI) at Friends Academy

Services: program evaluation, survey research, technical assistance, capacity building

Issue areas: education

Summary: CEI works to increase the effectiveness of New Bedford Public Schools
teachers by providing them with high-caliber training, technology, and coaching. In the
short-term, this intervention is aimed at improving teaching quality and collaboration at
select schools. CEI engaged the Urban Initiative in order to determine the degree to which those goals are being achieved. This project involved implementing a pilot evaluation that integrated teacher surveys and data analysis and was used to inform the design of a long-term evaluation plan.

Report link:  CEI Pilot Evaluation – Final report