Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education (PACE) is the first rigorous, multi-site evaluation of “career pathways” programs. In this brief, “We Get a Chance to Show Impact,” Program Staff Reflect on Participating in a Rigorous, Multi-site Evaluation, leadership and staff from eight of the nine programs in the study describe their experiences implementing the evaluation and procedures and the benefits of and barriers to a randomized controlled trial study. They discuss how they overcame challenges and lessons they learned. They also reflect on the benefits programs find most valuable and how evaluators can provide support.
March 16, 2019