Community Learning Centers (CLC)

The UEPC conducted a capacity building evaluation to support the Salt Lake City School District’s (SLCSD) development of several Community Learning Centers (CLCs). Used original survey data, school data, and student achievement data to document the program implementation and outcomes at 4 CLC sites. Assessed the alignment, coordination, and capacity...

Ogden United Promise Neighborhood (OUPN)

The UEPC provided evaluation consultation and data analysis for the Ogden United Promise Neighborhood (OUPN) project. Funded in part by a U.S. Department of Education planning grant, OUPN aims to improve cradle-to-career outcomes for an economically disadvantaged neighborhood in Ogden, Utah. Specifically , the UEPC provided the following support: Feedback on...

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....

WestEd West Comprehensive Center Evaluation

The UEPC serves as the external evaluator for the West Comprehensive Center technical assistance efforts to the state offices of education in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. The purpose of the evaluation is to document how the West CC builds the states’ capacity over time. The evaluation reports about the West...

Utah Afterschool Network (UAN) Quality Self-Assessment Tool

Utah Afterschool Network (UAN) Quality Self-Assessment Tool The UEPC partners with the UAN to support high quality out-of-school time (OST) programs and successful outcomes for youth. The UEPC collaborates with UAN to assess the validity and reliability of the Quality Self-Assessment Tool, develop professional development opportunities, and identify policies and practices...