Century Analytics serves as a technical assistance liaison and provides direct technical assistance to nine local evaluators conducting evaluations of i3-funded interventions. Technical assistance includes reviewing and providing feedback to local evaluators on evaluation designs, statistical analysis, and assessing and reporting on implementation fidelity. i3 technical assistance liaisons play a key role in communicating the scientific evidence criteria of the National Evaluation of i3 to the local evaluators and helping ensure the local evaluations meet these criteria.
Century Analytics provides technical assistance and consultation to the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Central funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the US Department of Education. Technical assistance includes reviewing and providing technical feedback on research and analysis plans and technical reports prior to submission to IES to help ensure these plans and reports meet the criteria of IES. In direct support of a cluster randomized control trial estimating impact of a teacher mentoring intervention, Century Analytics provides technical assistance related to site recruiting, statistical power analysis, instrument selection, data collection, statistical analysis, attrition calculations, implementation fidelity assessment, and technical reporting.
Century Analytics provides technical quality assurance reviews and serves as a senior technical adviser to the Regional Education Labs for the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwest Regions funded by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. Technical quality assurance reviews include review of research and analysis plans and technical reports. Documents are reviewed against IES criteria for relevance, utility, technical rigor. All reviews include feedback on the strengths and weakness of reviewed materials and technical advice and suggestions to address weaknesses.