Utilize a Third-Party to Help Provide Program Evaluation Insights to Attract More Sustainable Funding
Improving educational outcomes, addressing learning loss, and further advancing academic research for the future are all vitally important. It is the main concern of funding partners in education and the stakeholders delivering and receiving education today.
Let The Mark help communicate the results you have achieved and explain the reason for the gaps in resources that you need from funding partners to achieve specific outcomes.
By elevating the results of your work, The Mark team helps you secure consistent, ongoing, and sustainable funding to ensure your program continues to succeed because stakeholders understand what you need, how funding will be used, and specifically why you need it.
The Mark’s unique approach blends rigorous academic research standards and practices that you’re familiar with, and combines it with private sector business experience. The result is that The Mark is able to connect your research with a story that others can understand in simple language that describes the results achieved within the context of broader social and community outcomes that drive real change.
Together, your team and The Mark can demonstrate how the changes you have made truly impacted everyone, at every level – and will secure additional funding for on-going and future projects.
Surveys, Focus Groups, Interviews, and Constituent Research
Statistical Data Analysis and Performance Analytics
Program Monitoring and External Evaluation
Community-based Participatory Research Methods
Our innovative, 100% remote workplace features skilled evaluators experienced in both virtual and in-person collaboration – making The Mark a reliable, flexible partner during the COVID era and beyond.
As you collaborate with The Mark to articulate your goals, you’ll meet many of our key evaluators. Some of them are included here:
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Traci Shirachi, MBA
Traci earned an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University. Traci is the CEO of The Mark USA, Inc. Traci is responsible for making key business decisions to increase The Mark’s abilities to address client needs. Traci works with all the evaluators within the organization to deliver quality client service. Traci has over 20 years of work experience with consulting companies of various sizes, including PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Jessica Martone, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Evaluation
Dr. Martone earned a Ph.D. and her MSW from Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work. Dr. Martone was a research fellow and is currently a research affiliate for the Institute for Migration and International Social Work. Dr. Martone has been involved with immigration and education focused research projects.
Adrienne Celaya, Ph.D.
Dr. Celaya holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Miami and an M.A. in Sociology and Graduate Certificate in Latino and Latin American Studies from Fordham University. She has a background in program implementation and evaluation of research-informed and evidenced-based community projects, as well as domestic violence and child welfare research.
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