Initiative to bring Science Programs to the Incarcerated (INSPIRE)

The UEPC served as the external evaluator for the  INSPIRE project run by the University of Utah Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME), in partnership with the Salt Lake County Metro Jail and the Utah Department of Corrections. The purpose of the evaluation is to document the impact of...

INSPIRE Leadership

The INSPIRE Leadership Survey Suite is designed to assess graduates’ experiences and perceptions, and provide a source of evidence on program outcomes. Provided by the University Council for Educational Administration and the Utah Education Policy Center, results from the INSPIRE Leadership Surveys can be used to identify areas for...

Salt Lake Science & Engineering Fair (SLVSEF)

The UEPC served as the external evaluator for the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF). The purpose of the evaluation was to assess the impact of SLVSEF on students, judges, teachers, and the University of Utah. Evaluation questions included: Does attending SLVSEF increase the chances of a student...

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) STEM Evaluations

The UEPC has served as the external evaluator for four DoDEA STEM grants awarded to three schools in Davis County, Utah. The three-year grants provided support to military-associated students and enhanced STEM programming in an elementary school, junior high, and high school serving students from Hill Air Force Base....

Math for America

The UEPC served as the external evaluator for the University of Utah Math for America (MfA) program, which received funding from the National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship Program, the Math for America Foundation, and the State of Utah. The purpose of this evaluation was to determine the...

MfA Evaluation 2014

Concurrent Enrollment and the STEM Pipeline

As a follow up to our Math 1050: College Algebra study, the UEPC analyzed data from the Utah Data Alliance to compare math outcomes for 593 students who took Math 1050 and Math 1060 (Precalculus) through concurrent enrollment while in high school to math outcomes for 592 students who took Math...

Concurrent Enrollment Research Brief