Resources

Our extensive experience with GEAR UP program evaluation and data management also includes delivering training sessions on evaluation, data collection, and federal education grant topics. Additionally, over the past ten years, CoBro consultants have delivered over 50 presentations and workshops pertaining to evaluation and data management at national and regional conferences. 

Expert Papers

 

A Guide to GEAR UP Program Evaluation

RTI Commissioned Paper

Darlene Cole

Selection of Presentations

 

Usable Data: The Importance of Consistency, Fidelity, and Denominators

NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity Building Workshop, February 2017 (Brooks)


GEAR UP First-Year College Student Outcomes

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2016 (Brooks)


The Road to Effective Evaluation: A Standardized Data Process

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2015 (Brooks)

Raising the Bar on GEAR UP Evaluation 

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2014 (Brooks)

GEAR UP Evaluation 101: The Basics 

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2014 (Cole) 

 

Overcoming Data Collection and Evaluation Challenges

Texas State GEAR UP Conference, November 2013 (Pelicon)

 

Re-thinking Data Collection for Evaluation and Program Improvement

GEAR UP West Annual Conference, October 2013 (Davio & Pelicon)

 

Evaluation 201 GEAR UP Evaluators Institute

NCCEP/GEAR UP Pre-Conference Workshop, July 2013 (Brooks & Cole)

 

Using Data to Inform Program Practice

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2013 (Cole)

 

Using Data for Continuous Program Improvement

GEAR UP West Annual Conference, October 2012 (Cole & Davio)

 

Challenges and Solutions in Acquiring Student Level Academic Data

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2012 (Cole)

 

Overcoming Common Challenges in GEAR UP Program Evaluation

NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, July 2012 (Cole & Davio)

 

Evaluation 201 GEAR UP Evaluators Institute

NCCEP/GEAR UP Pre-Conference Workshop, July 2011(Cole)

 

Expediting Data Collection for Evaluation

Tennessee College Access & Success Conference, October 2011(Pelicon)

 

GEAR UP Evaluation: Past, Present, & Future

NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference, July 2011 (Cole)

 

Strategies For Successful Formative Program Evaluation

NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference, July 2011 (Cole & Pelicon)

 

Data Collection and Evaluation Strategies for College Access Programs

Tennessee College Access & Success Conference, Nov 2010 (Cole & Pelicon) 

 

Continuous Program Improvement Through Technology and Data

GEAR UP West Annual Conference, October 2010 (Cole, Davio, & Pelicon)

 

Effective Strategies for Statewide GEAR UP Program Evaluation

NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference, July 2010 (Cole, Davio, & Pelicon)

 

Acquiring Student-Level Academic Data

NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference, July 2010 (Cole)

 

GEAR UP Evaluation Basics

NCCEP Capacity Building  Conference, February 2010 (Cole)

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