NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

“Statistics Never Lie, But Liars Use Statistics and Damned Liars Just Make up the Numbers: The Importance of Understanding the True Motivation for an Evaluation”, American Evaluation Association National Convention, Minneapolis, MN: October 27, 2012.

“Constructing and Reconstructing Liberty: Evaluation Lessons from a Public History Collaboration”, Organization of American Historians National Meeting, Milwaukee, WI: April 21, 2012.

“Meet the Pros”. Roundtable discussion: “Independent Consulting in Turbulent Times”. American Evaluation Association National Convention, Anaheim, CA: November 3, 2011.

“The Critical Role of Assessment in Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs.” Presented at the Teaching American History Director’s Conference, New York City: January 6 & 7, 2009.

“The Critical Role of Assessment in Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs.” Presented at the American Evaluation Association National Convention, Denver, CO: November 7, 2008.

“Assessment FOR Learning and School Improvement.” Presented at the Standards and Assessment Conference, National Schools Conference Institute, Las Vegas: April, 2005

“How Have Local Criterion-Referenced Tests Developed to Meet Standards Compared with Norm-Referenced Tests?” Presented at the AERA National Convention. Chicago: April 23, 2003.

“Results Based School Improvement Models.” Presented at the Effective Schools Conference, National Schools Conference Institute. Phoenix: February, 2002.

“Standards-Based School Improvement and Accreditation Using NSSE Indicators of School Quality.” Presented at the AERA National Convention. Montreal: April 22, 1999.

“A School District Response to Tech/Prep: A Study for Academic and Vocational Integration and Community Partnerships.” Presented at the AERA National Convention. San Francisco: April 18, 1995.

“Action Research: A Panel Discussion.” Invited guest at the Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association Convention. Ames: December 3,1994.

“Design and Development of Performance Assessments.” Presented at the Wisconsin ASCD Convention. Madison: October 8, 1991.

“SEC: Lessons for Evaluation Theory and University-School Partnerships.” Presented at the AERA National Convention. Boston: April 19, 1990.

“The Research Advocate Program: An Integration of School Research and Staff Development.” Presented at the AERA National Convention. San Francisco: April 10. 1979.