Program Design and Implementation

SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development covers the entire spectrum of program design and implementation activities to help clients become more innovative and competitive. SRI researchers

  • Evaluate program feasibility

  • Define institutional structures

  • Provide detailed technical assistance on program components

  • Address environmental requirements

  • Conduct cost-benefit studies and alternative analyses

Projects

SRI’s evaluation of the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative addresses implementation and institutional and student outcomes of work by three community colleges and partnering K–12 districts to promote seamless transitions and postsecondary success for Linked Learning high school...

teacher talking to students in a classroom

In this four-year evaluation of ConnectEd’s federally funded Investing in Innovation (i3) grant, SRI is using a quasi-experimental design to assess the implementation and impact of the Linked Learning approach on students’ cognitive and noncognitive outcomes.

teacher with young students in classroom

Across the U.S., policymakers are experimenting with various strategies for improving educator quality and student achievement. SRI leads an evaluation of three closely related human capital management initiatives in Massachusetts.

Saudi Arabian students in a classroom

To determine the optimal focus for the new university, SRI assessed the technology and educational needs and resources of the Kingdom's industry and society.

young girl in wheelchair

SRI's ECO Center provides national leadership on measuring the outcomes of programs serving young children with delays and disabilities.

Publications

For the Meeting Challenging Writing Standards in High-Need Schools evaluation, SRI conducted a randomized controlled trial to estimate the effects of the SEED professional development on teachers’ writing instruction and student argument writing across a national sample of elementary schools.

For the Meeting Challenging Writing Standards in High-Need Schools evaluation, SRI conducted a randomized controlled trial to estimate the effects of the SEED professional development on teachers’ writing instruction and student argument writing across a national sample of elementary schools.