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Communities around the world are embracing the philosophy of "open" to crowdsource knowledge and resources to fuel solutions to intractable problems. The 2017 SDP Convening will be about sharing data tools, research, ideas, and insights in order to make our own collective work better for kids. Join us from May 17 - 19, 2017 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel (606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210).

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Thursday, May 18 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Open Tools: Evaluation with the Rapid Cycle Evaluation (RCE) Coach Limited seats remain

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Link to session resource library: https://sites.google.com/view/sdpconvening2017/c002-open-tools-rce-coach

Would you like to know what works faster? This session will introduce rapid cycle evaluation (RCE), a powerful, fast method for testing which education interventions are effective and should be adopted or discontinued at scale. Presenters will share lessons-learned from two school districts’ implementation of RCEs.

Attendees will also participate in a hands-on exercise conducting a simple RCE using the free RCE Coach toolkit, which supports agencies at all stages of the RCE process and allows users to publicly share evaluation results.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Dillon

Erin Dillon

Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research
Erin Dillon is a researcher at Mathematica Policy Research, where she conducts evaluations of education programs, ranging from multi-year evaluations of career-technical education programs to rapid-cycle evaluations of reading technology applications. Prior to joining Mathematica... Read More →
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Matthew Lenard

Director, Data Strategy and Analytics, Wake County Public School System
I am the Director of Data Strategy and Analytics at the Wake County Public School System in Cary, NC. I joined Wake County in 2012 as a Cohort 3 Strategic Data Project Fellow. I conducts various program evaluations, including randomized control trials and quasi-experimental evaluations... Read More →



Thursday May 18, 2017 9:15am - 10:45am EDT
Pacific H 606 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210