Andrew Sahalie had a position (Evaluation Specialist) at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)

Title Evaluation Specialist
Start Date 2007-00-00
End Date 2011-00-00
Is Current no
Notes Evaluation Specialist Company NamePacific Resources for Education and Learning Dates EmployedNov 2007 – Jun 2011 Employment Duration3 yrs 8 mos LocationHonolulu, HI • Developed and carried out plans for formative and summative evaluations • Evaluated the effectiveness of programs through systematic collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data (via observations, interviews, focus groups, paper and web surveys, etc.). These programs addressed STEM instruction in grades 6–12, ECE and ECPE in Hawai‘i and Micronesia, sustainable farming, Native Hawaiian technical education, teacher professional development, university/K-12 school partnerships, at-risk youth, robotics, and other foci. • Conducted statistical analyses using SPSS, NVivo, and other programs both to better understand the validity and reliability of data and to illuminate coherent and contextualized conclusions • Assisted programs in developing logic models to elucidate their program logic and help them to align evaluation efforts with intended outcomes • Presented research findings at conferences and client meetings • Conducted classroom and other field observations (e.g., SIOP) • Helped bring consortium partners into agreement about their work, both to help them better understand their own program logic and to coherently present their work to third parties • Created and maintained databases to hold and analyze complex program data • Designed and administered surveys and other instruments; conducted rigorous validity and reliability analyses • Reviewed assessment items and science standards for Hawai’i and US-affiliated nations • Wrote successful grant and contract proposals • Coordinated donations of toys, school supplies, and books and delivered them to children in the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia See less