Wisconsin Evaluation

WCER Evaluation Clinic

The WCER Evaluation Clinic responds to the small-scale evaluation needs in our community by matching trained graduate students within the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative and the LEAD Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with schools, colleges and universities, and community organizations in Dane County. The Clinic is housed at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and directed by Annalee Good.

Our Mission

  1. Provide quality, collaborative, and culturally responsive evaluation services to schools, postsecondary institutions, and not for profit organizations in Wisconsin.
  2. Train graduate students to be “whole scholars” applying engaged scholarship towards equitable and systemic change in education and communities.
  3. Serve as a tangible, sustained, and responsive conduit between WCER, the University, Wisconsin educators, and communities.

Our Partners

Centro Hispano of Dane County
Goodman Community Center
Madison College
Madison Metropolitan School District
The Network
Overture Center for the Arts
Partner School Network
REAP Food Group
United Way of Dane County
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Urban League Greater Madison
Wisconsin Public Television

Former Clinic Members

Donald Dantzler
Sujata Datar
Andrea Davis
Rachel Feldman
James Gleckner
Laura Hamman
Tenah Hunt
Arlene Strikwerda
Lai Wong

Current Clinic Members

Kelly Abrams
Gwendolyn Baxley
Larry D. Brown, Jr.
Rachel Byington
Ja'Dell Davis
Jacqueline Forbes
Regina Fuller
Anthony Hernandez
Tyler Hook
James Meadows
Juan Carlos Medina
Marlo Reeves
Yasmin Rodriguez-Escutia
Shelby Rogers
Claudia Triana
Kathy Villalon
Glen Water
Zach Watson


Clinic members

WCER Evaluation Clinic members partner with program staff from the Goodman Community Center to coordinate the Youth Evaluation Team, a group of high school youth from Madison conducting real evaluation projects in our community.


Clinic members

Clinic members meet biweekly in community of practice workshops to develop evaluation skills and knowledge, and to discuss projects.

When is a project a “Clinic project”?

  • The client is a not-for-profit (i.e., school, district, or postsecondary education institution) or government entity located in Dane County
  • The program of interest is education-related, and community- or school-initiated
  • There are some funds available for evaluation, but the scope of the project is smaller than a typical evaluation contract
Do you have a project and are interested in learning more? Please fill out a brief information request form.