PROJECT: Comprehensive Professional Development Evaluation

CLIENT: First 5 Los Angeles (Subcontract to Mathematica Policy Research)
MARKET: Los Angeles
This evaluation served three primary purposes:
• Documenting outcomes related to the six professional development programs for early educators funded by First 5 LA
• Generating information that could be used by the First 5 LA Commission to inform policy, programmatic and resource allocation decisions as related to workforce investments
• Providing lessons learned that could be used for ongoing program improvement
J&A’s contribution included:
• Conducting participant recruitment, participating in field observer training and conducting quality assurance observations
• Coding, analyzing and reporting on data collected
• Contributing to the dissemination of study findings