Mathematica is conducting a multifaceted evaluation on behalf of Lumina Foundation to help guide implementation decisions related to state-based Adult Promise initiatives. The evaluation also describes implementation and outcomes to provide lessons for future replication and scaling.
- Survey design and administration
- Interviewer training
- Survey data collection
- Qualitative interviews and focus groups
- College and Career Readiness
- School Choice and Charters
- Youth Employment
- Human Services
Lisbeth Goble has expertise developing and administering surveys, drafting interview protocols, conducting qualitative interviews, and analyzing data for both labor and education projects.
Goble manages data collection across grade levels in schools and leads survey and data collection activities for labor evaluations. She served as the survey director for evaluations of the Knowledge Is Power Program charter schools as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation District-Charter Collaboration Evaluation. She was the implementation task leader for a study of a competency-based information technology curriculum model for adults and played a key role on an evaluation of YouthBuild, administering the grantee survey and developing strategies for retaining the youth sample across multiple rounds of data collection. Currently, Goble is survey director for an evaluation of Youth CareerConnect, which encourages school districts, institutions of higher education, the workforce investment system, and their partners to scale up evidence-based high school models, overseeing all data collection as well as design and administration of parent and student surveys.
Goble, who joined Mathematica in 2010, is a member of the American Sociological Association and the American Educational Research Association. She has a Ph.D. in human development and social policy from Northwestern University.
Evaluating Adult Promise: How States Support Adult Learners in Postsecondary Education
Assessing Evidence of Effectiveness in Adult Education
This study for the U.S. Department of Education will identify and examine the effectiveness of specific adult education programs and services.