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Our team of evaluation experts provide a range of quality evaluation services tailored to support evidence-based decision-making of the value, utility, and impacts of our clients‘ STEM-related initiatives.

Planning and Development

  • Proposal development
  • Evaluation design (formative and summative)
  • Strategic planning
  • Needs assessment
  • Logic model development
  • Theory of change model

Data Collection

  • Developing and tailoring instruments to meet program needs
  • Survey design and administration
  • Interview and focus group facilitation
  • Facilitation of observational data
  • Review of program documentation


  • Descriptive and inferential statistical analyses (parametric and nonparametric; univariate and multivariate)
  • Bibliometrics
  • Network analyses
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Data visualization


  • Reports
  • Dashboards
  • Presentations
  • Publications

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Pamela Bishop, Director
Phone: (865) 974-9348   FAX: (865) 974-9300
Suite 115 Claxton Education Building
NIMBioS, 1122 Volunteer Blvd
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410

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