Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
Abt Associates' education experts will share research at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. This year's conference theme is, The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education and focuses on confronting and overcoming the struggles for public education.
Abt staff will participate in the following presentations (presenters in bold):
Readiness and Retention
Tuesday, April 17, 10:35 a.m.-12:05 p.m., New York Marriott Marquis, 5th Floor, Westside Ballroom Salon 2
The Power of Coaching: Early College Outcomes from Success Boston Coaching
Tamara Wilder Linkow, Hayley Didriksen, Abt Associates; Beth Gamse; Fatih Unlu, RAND Corporation; Erin Bumgarner, Abt Associates
Assessment Methodologies in Higher Education
Friday, April 13, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., New York Marriott Marquis, 5th Floor, Westside Ballroom Salon 1
The State of Evidence on Postsecondary Access and Success: Findings from the What Works Clearinghouse
Allan Porowski, Meg Carroll, Michael Frye, Kristen Cummings, Abt Associates
Emergent Bilinguals' Meaning-Making Across Languages and Modalities
Friday, April 13, 4:05- 5:35 p.m., Sheraton New York Times Square, Lower Level, Sutton Place Room
Exploring Emergent Bilinguals' Global and Academic Language-Focused (English) Argument Writing Outcomes
Mileidis Gort, University of Colorado-Boulder; Elizabeth Howard, University of Connecticut; Linda Caswell, Abt Associates; Mary Avalos, University of Miami; Daniel Litwok, Tyler Morrill, Abt Associates
When: April 13-17, 2018
Where: New York City, NY
For more information, visit the conference website.
Learn more about Abt's work in Education.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.