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Research & Evaluation

Research & Evaluation fosters an environment that encourages the pursuit of research, development, and innovative programs through a variety of services that support grant development, program evaluation, identification of best practices and data driven decision-making.

Research & Evaluation:

  • Provides data support and analysis for district and school staff;
  • Coordinates the process for the application for approval for research, evaluation, and survey projects;
  • Administers district-wide surveys; and
  • Conducts and provides support for evaluations.

Annual Report

The 2015-2016 Annual Report for Research & Evaluation is now available.  The report includes details on the various departments/organizations Research & Evaluation worked with and the types of work completed by the department. 

Research Review Series

Research and Evaluation invites you to the first Research Review for this school year, "Commit to Get Fit", presented by Brett Fuller from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Kristin Kappelman from the Department of Innovation Development, Dr. David Nelson from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Chris Simenz from Marquette University, and Eric J. Brown from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee.

"Commit to Get Fit" is an interactive session to learn more about a collaborative research project focused on improving the physical fitness outcomes of our youth. Presenters will describe the Passport to Lifetime Fitness program, where participating MPS students receive both high-quality physical education instruction during the school day and a physical fitness intervention in the afterschool setting.  Attendees will be given the opportunity to participate in the similar activities that students do.

Please join us on Monday, January 29th from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM in Room 102 at Washington High School, 2525 N. Sherman Blvd.  All are welcome to attend.

Please pre-register on-line at:

External Evaluators (formerly RFP 464) 

Milwaukee Public Schools may request services from external partners for program evaluations or research projects. If you are interested in being placed on a list of external parters to perform these functions, please complete this brief survey.  You will be asked to provide background information of your organization, qualifications and training of staff, experience, and references. 

Would you like to receive announcements about our monthly Research Reviews and other research-related topics?   If so, please complete the form below.





Manager II:  Marc Sanders

Phone: 414-475-8570
Fax:  414-475-8481

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