NEST - Research and Evaluation
Temple NEST is involved in a variety of projects that help nonprofit organizations increase program effectiveness and build organizational capacity. Each project is led by a member of the Temple NEST team. For more information on a particular project, please contact us at NEST@temple.edu.
Select current projects include:
Evaluation of Senior Community Center state-sponsored grant programDesigning and implementing county-wide needs assessmentCreation of Pennsylvania state-wide epidemiology profileEvaluation of early childhood education community programDesigning and evaluation of a new school-based initiative developed and funded by the CDCCreation and validation of curricula-driven measurement instruments for adult protective service worker professionals
Recently completed projects include:
United Way Tri-county Needs assessmentINTERRUPTED curriculum-based alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco intervention program - Evaluation across ten countiesCurriculum-based gambling education and intervention programming - EvaluationCurriculum-based adolescent sexual health program - Evaluation and capacity buildingLower Paxton Youth Center - Needs assessmentAbstinence Education Program - EvaluationStudy of Adult Financial Exploitation (SAFE) - Retrospective case reviewINTERRUPTED curriculum-based alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco intervention program - Assessment of capacity-building exercises and creation of evaluation plan21st Century Community Learning Centers - EvaluationNorth Central Tobacco Control Project - Database design and consultationPhiladelphia's Mayor's Office of Community Services - Poverty needs assessmentTri-County - Poverty needs assessment summaryCurriculum-Based Gambling Education - EvaluationDrug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services Inc. - Evidence-based outcome measures