Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates

who we are

Metis Associates, a national research and consulting firm headquartered in New York City, brings over 40 years of experience in evaluation, information technology, and grant development to its work with a wide range of organizations committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of children, families, and communities.
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latest insights

Arkansas Tech University – Ozark

Often in our research and evaluation work we publish positive findings that demonstrate that our clients’ efforts are achieving their desired outcomes. However, positive outcomes do not always translate into tangible resources needed to sustain successful programming. The challenge that agencies and nonprofits face in sustaining their successful programs attracted our interest in Arkansas Community College’s (ACC) College Counts!

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on our minds

The importance of relationship building in the age of educational technology

Lori RamseyRecently, an article in Ed Week caught my eye. It consisted of a set of interviews with five experts in educational technology and focused on their wishes for and concerns about technology in the classrooms of the future.

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upcoming events

October 24 - Tale of Two Cities: Public housing and family poverty in New York and Chicago, organized by the Center for New York City Affairs, the New School: New York, NY; Attendee Artis Bergman.

October 25 - Two-Generation Talk Back: Strategic Evidence Building, organized The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Hyatt Regency - Baltimore, MD; Attendee Robert Harrington.

October 30 - Tool Building for Once, Data Sharing For All - 2017 GEAR UP West Conference; Facilitators Julia Alemany (Metis) & Jennica Vincent (Oregon GEAR UP).

November 1-2 - State Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Conference, Columbus, OH; A convening for court administrators, judges, and current JDAI reformers to promote expansion of the model; Anna Minsky & Wylie Wong will present on Data Driven Decision Making.

November 7 – 8 - National Professional Development 2017 Project Directors Meeting sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition: Virginia, VA; Participant Artis Bergman with Bronx Institute (Lehman College) Project Director Iwan Notowidigdo.

November 9 – 11 - Evaluation 2017, sponsored by the American Evaluation Association: Washington, DC; Attendee Artis Bergman.

November 16 - 17 - Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit, St. Petersburg, FL. Rebekah Hudgins (AnthroEval), Rebecca Rice (GaFCP) and Michael Scuello (Metis) will present on gathering local civic health data in a panel entitled Beyond state-level civic health metrics: Gauging local civic health.

project updates

In his role as New York City’s Public Artist in Residence (PAIR), Bryan Doerries is bringing Theater of War (TOW), a theater-based social impact program, to scale across the city. TOW uses theater, storytelling, and a variety of other media to help communities discuss and address pressing public health and social justice issues...

Communities throughout the nation are struggling to respond to the opioid epidemic. In New York City, Staten Island has been particularly hard hit, having the highest rate of drug overdoses among the five boroughs. With funding from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, Metis Associates has begun an implementation evaluation of the Heroin Overdose Prevention and Education (HOPE) Program...

The data are clear that early childhood education pays social and financial dividends. In recent years national investment in early childhood education has increased exponentially, a notable example being in New York City. The City’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten was established in 1998 and included half-day, full-day, and extended-day alternatives...

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