Research Works, Inc. provides professional support to both public and not-for-profit organizations that work in education and specific human services.
Our areas of expertise include: Program Development and Program Improvement; Evaluation; Performance Management/Performance Measurement; Professional Development; and Data Collection, Management, and Analysis. Click on any service of interest for more information!
Program Development and Program Improvement
RWI provides Program Development support to clients from Initial Needs Assessment through Logic Modeling & Design to Initial Implementation.
Research Works, Inc. provides Evaluation Support for both external and internal evaluations. As external evaluators RWI has extensive experience evaluating both public and not-for-profit funded programs at local, state, and national levels, as well as in evaluating services provided by organizations to answer internal questions of merit and worth. The evaluators at RWI also provide support to agencies and organizations that wish to develop their own internal evaluation processes.
Performance Management/Performance Measurement
RWI provides support to organizations wanting to switch to the Performance Management approach or who are already Performance Based Organizations. This includes our expert support to Performance Management Planning as well as Performance Measurement.
Change in the context of organizations often requires support to staff as In-Service or Professional Development. RWI staff and consultants can provide that support to existing staff and professionals in your context by building on their existing expertise.
Data Collection, Management, Analysis
RWI will help your organization in securing data related actionable information as required. In general, these needs arise in the organization and are context specific. The general areas of data-based information support provided by Research Works, Inc. include, but are not limited to: Organizational change for improvement processes; general organization operations; new contexts initiated or new staff additions; new clients and/or service recipients; questions of effect regarding established practice; response to board or senior administration requests for information; funder requests/requirement; public questions; etc.