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Project Examples

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Stabilization and Race to the Top Program Monitoring

RTT

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Race to the Top program is built on the framework of comprehensive reform in four core education reform areas: standards and assessments that prepare students for success in college and the workplace; recruiting, developing, retaining, and rewarding effective teachers and principals; building data systems; and turning around the lowest-performing schools. Westat created a comprehensive website that creatively displays all the state-reported APR data. The website shows comparison to NAEP data in the student outcomes section. The site, developed in Drupal, has over 100,000 data points that are displayed in an interactive manner.

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Center for Education Compensation Reform

CECR

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

In 2006, Congress authorized the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF), a discretionary grant program to support states, districts, and non-profit organizations to develop and implement performance-based teacher and principal compensation systems in high-need schools.

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Teacher Incentive Fund Online Community of Practice

TIF

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

This Community of Practice (CoP) website connects the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grantee community. Grantees can share information, tools, and resources in support of their performance-based compensation goals.

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NAEP State Service Center

NSSC

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Since 1969, Westat has supported the National Assessment of Educational Progress through State Coordinators and more than 6,500 field staff. Westat develops the field training materials and, as the NAEP State Service Center, conducts in-person orientations, workshops, web seminars, and web-based meetings on a weekly basis, as well as coordinates travel.

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Teacher-to-Teacher

T2T

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The U.S. Department of Education created the Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative (T2T) in 2004 to support teachers in meeting the teacher quality provisions of No Child Left Behind. The project required identifying the needs of and supporting teachers to strengthen their content expertise.

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Health Care Innovations Exchange

HCIE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Westat worked with AHRQ to develop an information and networking hub that aims to accelerate the development and adoption of innovations that improve the delivery of health care to patients.

Capabilities – Web Development

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Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

PaTTAN

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Frameweld overhauled the public face of the PaTTAN website to better communicate with education professionals, make it highly accessible, introduce new features, and implement a custom content management system with efficient workflows for staff. The site includes a calendar and events management system, an e-commerce system for publications and loans of assistive technology, and a legal compliance system for forms posted to the site. The site consists of 70 front-end interfaces, managed by 100 backend screens.

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Columbia University Continuing Medical Education Online Course

CME

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Frameweld redefined the way Columbia University delivers its continuing medical education (CME) online. The system delivered a custom learning platform for CME with three learning workflow templates, based on user research and close collaboration with stakeholders. The platform allows for self-paced open courses or private blended courses that bridge the gap between live events and online certification. The system created ACCME-compliant learning workflows, automated certification, and introduced outcomes measurement, in addition to creating unique collaboration and publishing workflows.

Capabilities – Communications

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Engaging Partners and Leaders to Promote Influenza Vaccination Through a Communication and Social Marketing Campaign

CDC NCIRD

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDCís) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) has contracted with Westat to promote influenza vaccination among the U.S. population and specific groups for whom immunization is especially important, including people who are at high risk of, or care for those at high risk of, serious influenza-related complications.

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Evaluation of the Boss of Me Campaign

BSCF

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) awarded Westat a grant to conduct an evaluation of a multimedia campaign implemented in the state of California. The campaignís reach and effectiveness of helping teens diffuse early relationship drama was measured. The campaign was implemented over radio, out-of-home, the Internet, various social media sites, as well as via mobile texting.