Transformative Research and Evaluation designs tailored data collection and data strategies to evaluate the efforts of schools and organizations toward the achievement of program objectives and performance measures. We are intentional to collect data that is indicative of the changes that programs seek to make. Data is used for program development, refinement, and assessing the program’s summative impact. We collect and analyze both quantitative and qualitative data including surveys, questionnaires, participants’ pre- and post-tests, interviews, program records, academic data, focus groups, observations, etc. We develop and provide reports and infographics for multiple audiences including funders, program staff, and governing boards.
Past Projects Include:
- Designed and conducted an evaluation of a longitudinal research study designed to improve mental health and academic outcomes for youth impacted by childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences
- Facilitated focus groups, analyzed data, and provided a report and recommendations for an early childhood education provider seeking to improve their professional development model for teachers
- Designed and conducted an evaluation of a community-based initiative designed to reduce youth violence while improving youth and community outcomes
- Conducted a multi-site study to develop recommendations and professional development for a consortium of summer learning programs
TRE played an instrumental role in the inception and development of Better Outcomes for Our Kids, Inc. We needed research and evidence to educate parents on school options and choice. TRE provided the research, talking points, and informational material needed for us to raise awareness and engage parents, community members, politicians, educators, and other key stakeholders.
Deborah Stone, LMSW
Working with TRE Consulting has catapulted our organization in identifying and capitalizing on efficacious practices that empower vulnerable children to be successful. Their tenacious attention to detail and subject matter expertise have guided the development and implementation of our comprehensive community-wide trauma informed and violence prevention interventions. They are a valuable asset to the children and families we serve!
TRE helped me work through some personal issues that were preventing me from being the best person that I can be. Now, I have a job and a safe place for me and my daughter to stay. I am also working to enroll in school.
I needed a family observation for a custody dispute that was pending out of state. TRE provided my family a social worker who was responsive to my family schedule and availability. This was important considering my daughter was only in my custody for short periods because she lives out of state. TRE’s responsiveness and professionalism helped me to fulfil a vital court obligation in a timely manner.
We were recently awarded a service-learning grant that was authored by TRE. Having their assistance ultimately allowed us to work with a well deserving community of youth in Atlanta that would have otherwise continued to not have access to vital resources and opportunities. For that we are forever grateful and will continue to work with TRE in the future.
TRE designed and assisted with implementation of a one-year youth development model that we use to provide after school programming at high schools. With the support of TRE, our afterschool program has created youth-led projects that received national attention and the youth we served have gained invaluable skills. The services TRE provided exceeded our expectations. In addition to receiving programmatic direction, TRE provided us with research, statistical analysis, and informational documents needed for us to scale up our program.