AIR Evaluation Experts to Present at the Annual American Evaluation Association Conference

Washington, D.C. – Evaluation experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present findings from their work on multi-site evaluations at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) annual conference, being held October 15-18, 2014 at the Colorado Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO.

Conference sessions will focus on the theme of how visionary evaluation can assist the public good. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional organization of 7,700 evaluators representing all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.

AIR presentations include:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Embracing Complexity and Collaboration in Multi-Site Evaluation: Insights From a Randomized Control Trial on Youth Mentoring
Location: Centennial A
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
AIR Session Chair: Manolya Tanyu
AIR Presenters: Manolya Tanyu & Nicholas Read

Friday, October 17, 2014

Accurate Data, Meaningful Outcomes, and Useful Information: Can the Three Co-Exist in Complex Multi-Site Evaluation Settings?
Location: Mineral C
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
AIR Session Chair: Patricia Campie
AIR Presenters: Patricia Campie, Manolya Tanyu & Nicholas Read

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About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit


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