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August 17–21, 2020

Online training

Before you begin

Time to complete: 30 minutes

You will need to provide:

  • Curriculum vitae or résumé
    (2 MB limit; PDF, DOC, or DOCx; one file limit)
  • Education level
  • Research interests and projects
  • Employment information
  • Statistical software experience

Training Institute agenda, recordings, and resources

Agenda (264 KB)  

Pretraining reading

MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020

Time

Session

Presenter

9:30–11:00 a.m.

Presentation: Introduction to CTE policies and theories

Shaun Dougherty

 

Reading 4: Ross, Brunner & Rosen (2020). Understanding the Counterfactual for Program Evaluation of Career and Technical
Education

 

2:30–3:15 p.m.

Presentation: Introduction to causal research

Trey Miller

3:15–4:00 p.m.

Presentation: CTE counterfactuals

Stephen Ross

4:10–4:20 p.m.

Presentation: Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) overview

Steve DeWitt

 

Reading 5: MDRC. What Works in Career and Technical Education: Evidence Underlying Programs and Policies that Work

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020

Time

Session

Presenter

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Overview of CTE research

Shaun Dougherty

10:30–10:45 a.m.

Instructions for reading assignment and small-group activity

Jill Walston

 

Reading 6: Kemple (2008). Career Academies: Long-Term Impacts on Labor Market Outcomes, Educational Attainment, and Transitions to Adulthood

 

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Presentation: Randomized controlled trials

Trey Miller

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Presentation: Career Academies and other work

James Kemple

 

Reading 7: Dougherty, S. M. (2018). The Effect of Career and Technical Education on Human Capital Accumulation: Causal Evidence from Massachusetts

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020

Time

Session

Presenter

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Regression discontinuity designs

Scott Davis

 

Reading 8: Hallberg et al. (2018). Short Comparative Interrupted
Time Series

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2020

Time

Session

Presenter

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Comparative interrupted time series designs

Scott Davis

 

Reading 9: Data Quality Campaign. Roadmap for Effective Data Use and Research Partnerships Between State Education Agencies and Education Researchers

Reading 10: Institute of Education Sciences (2020). How to Seek Funding to Support CTE Research Partnerships

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2020

Time

Session

Presenter

9:00–10:00 a.m.

Presentation: State research partnerships

Cliff Chuang

10:00–11:00 a.m.

Resource: CTE Project Funding Opportunities

Corinne Alfeld