Jennifer L. Hindman joins Shaffer Evaluation Group

Welcome to Dr. Hindman, who has been contracted as a senior research associate for Shaffer Evaluation Group. Previously, Dr. Hindman served as the School University Research Network (SURN)’s Assistant Director at The College of William & Mary; SURN is a partnership of over 28 Virginia school divisions that is funded largely through grant awards. Her career in education began as a substitute teacher at the age of 18; she has been a middle school teacher, a science specialist, designer of educator performance appraisal systems, outreach specialist for Project HOPE, Virginia’s McKinney-Vento program, and adjunct faculty member. Throughout her career, Dr. Hindman's focus has been on engaging and

Evaluation at the Edge of the Bering Sea

We began work this month with The Aleut Community of St. Paul Island​. This tribal government has a strong vision to have empowered, healthy families contributing to a thriving culture and sustainable community on this island that is located 750 miles west of Anchorage in the Bering Sea. Declining trends in employment and education, coupled with a desire for more educational and vocational training opportunities and a desire for increased STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) education opportunities, has led to new educational initiatives on St. Paul. The Bering Sea Campus, to be housed in the St. Paul School, will offer degree and certification pathways for students on St. Pau

Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!

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