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Abt Global staff will present at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2017 Conference. This year, SREE will focus on Expanding the Toolkit: Maximizing Relevance, Effectiveness and Rigor in Education Research, and will explore innovative ways to expand our methodological toolkit.

Abt staff will present will participate in the following presentations:


Workshop B: Endogenous Subgroup Analysis Using ASPES
Wednesday, March 1, 9:00 am - noon
Laura Peck, Abt Global
Eleanor Harvill, Abt Global
Shawn Moulton, Abt Global

1I. Research Methods Symposium: Challenges in Estimating Causal Effects in Multilevel Settings
Thursday March 2, 9:00 – 11:00 am
Methods for Generalizing Treatment Effects from Cluster Randomized Trials to Target Populations
Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University, Robert B. Olsen, Rob Olsen LLC, Cyrus Ebnesajjad, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Stephen H. Bell, Abt Global, and Larry L. Orr, Johns Hopkins University 2I. Research Methods Symposium: Technical Issues in Analysis of Experimental Evaluations
Thursday, March 2, 12:00 – 2:30 pm
Organizer: Daniel Litwok, Abt Global

Standard Error Estimation in Evaluations with No-Shows: A Comparison of Methods
Daniel Litwok & Laura Peck, Abt Global

Treatment Assignment at Both School and Student Levels: Analysis Approaches
Cristofer Price, Abt Global

4A. Social and Emotional Learning in Educational Settings: School-Based Social-Emotional Interventions from Kindergarten to Grade 9
Friday, March 3, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Final Results of a Five-Year Study of an Expanded Learning Time Model's Implementation and Student Outcomes
Alyssa Rulf Fountain, Beth Gamse, & Melissa Velez, Abt Global

4I. Research Methods Symposium: New Evidence on the Generalizability of Evidence from Impact Evaluations
Friday, March 3, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Using Rigorous Evaluation Results to Improve Local Education Policy Decisions
Larry Orr, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Stephen Bell, Abt Global, Robert Olsen, Rob Olsen LLC, and Elizabeth Stuart, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University

5F. Education and Life Cycle Transitions: The Impact of College Course Work in High School
Friday, March 3, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Impact of Early Colleges on Postsecondary Performance
Julie Edmunds, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Fatih Unlu, RAND, Jane Furey, Abt Global, and Elizabeth Glennie, RTI International

5J. Research Methods: Value-Added Models: Evolution of Analysis
Friday, March 3, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Chair: Cristofer Price, Abt Global

8F. Education and Life Cycle Transitions: College and Career Readiness Programs and the Transition To and Through College
Saturday, March 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Easing the Transition to College: An Investigation into When and How Transition Coaching Is Effective
Tamara Linkow & Beth Gamse, Abt Global, Fatih Unlu, RAND, Erin Bumgarner, Hayley Didriksen, & Jane Furey, Abt Global


7C. Effects of Educational Policies
March 3, 5:30 - 6:30 pm: Session 7 Poster Session
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level
How Long Is Long Enough? Exposure and the Impacts of the Early College
Fatih Unlu, RAND, Julie Edmunds, SERVE Center at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Jane Furey, Abt Global, and Beth Glennie, RTI International

When: March 1-4, 2017

Where: Washington, DC

For more information, browse the conference program.

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