Resources

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AE365
AEA365 is sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and is dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators.

Coffee Break on International Monitoring and Evaluation
Susan Kistler blogs about a four part "Coffee Break" series on international monitoring and evaluation!

Lectures on Applied Psychology and Evaluation Science
Collected from symposia and colloquia hosted by the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University, these videos document addresses and debates held on campus in Claremont. Talks focus on key questions facing applied psychology, research, and evaluation science.
 

Educational Data Sources

IPEDS
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System - includes many variables related to post-secondary institutions and students (Higher Education).

National Center for Educational Statistics
Broad access to many data sets and specialized data access and analysis software (Data include K-12 and Higher Education sets).

 US Report Card
A subsection of the NCES site which explores NAEP results across years and disciplines (K-12).

Education Indicators: An International Perspective
An NCES report with detailed international comparisons on primary and secondary data sources (K-12, Higher Education, International Studies).

International Comparisons in Education
Provides information and links to a variety of large international assessment systems, including TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA and other international indicators (K-12, Higher Education and International Studies).

National Center on Educational Outcomes
The National Center on Educational Outcomes provides national leadership in the participation of students with disabilities in national and state assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements (K-12).

Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pennsylvania's education website for state policy and data (K-12).

Demographic Data Sources

AAUP Listing of Data Sources 
A comprehensive list of potential data sources from the American Association of University Professors (Higher Education).  

National Bureau of Economic Research
US Economic variables that may be used to contextualize educational data (K-12, Higher Education, International Studies). 

Population Research Institute
Population data that can help to contextualize educational data and variables (K-12, Higher Education, International Studies).

US Census Bureau
Complete access to latest and historical US census data ( K-12, Higher Education).


Professional Organizations

American Evaluation Association 
The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. AEA has approximately 5000 members representing all 50 states in the US as well as over 60 foreign countries.

Association for Institutional Research
The professional association for institutional researchers (Higher Education). 

Council of Chief State School Officers
Organization of 50 states and additional US territory chief school officers. Includes reports and projects related to school data (K-12).

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