BPC Works With University of WI-Madison

Project Summary:

BPC provides external grant evaluation to the University of WI-Madison’s (UW) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant.  This 5 year and $5 million dollar project provides a curriculum development process, professional development training, creation of middle school (gr. 6-8) science/culture units, and utilizes community, culture, and local STEM workforce to guide the curriculum development process.  The project seeks to generate more Native and rural students who are interested in STEM careers.  Participating educators and students are able to be part of hands-on and research based STEM clubs (Sustainability Clubs) and research activities with UW and affiliate university research partners.  BPC has provided the leadership with support on IRB protocols, instruments, and approval; has designed and carried out a comprehensive, scientifically rigorous and culturally appropriate mixed-methods evaluation plan; and has implemented two nationally normed research instruments (Stages of Concern Questionnaire  and the Surveys of Enacted Curriculum).  BPC generates an annual evaluation report and also assists with USDA required presentations and reports as needed.

Client Sector:

Higher Education

BPC Services:

Evaluation

Project Term:

2011 – 2015

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with All Mission Indian Housing Authority

Project Summary:

BPC provides technical assistance to the All Mission Indian Housing Authority (AMIHA) clients and to AMIHA itself for organizational development activities.  BPC has provided grant writing, research, program development, and organizational development services on this five year indefinite quantity contract through task orders.

Client Sector:

Tribal Non Profit

BPC Services:

Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2012 – 2017

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Project Summary:

BPC provides technical assistance and evaluation services to the Menominee Indian Tribe of WI’s (MITW) Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG).  This 2 year $250,000 project was funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and helps with mentoring small Native American and rural businesses in northeastern WI.  BPC will provide training services, technical assistance to MITW for developing case management/evaluation systems, and will gather project data to help with the annual evaluation report due to USDA.

Client Sector:

Tribal Government

BPC Services:

Evaluation and Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2012 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with National Institute for School Leadership

Project Summary:

BPC provides training and technical assistance support to the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) executive leadership trainings at Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS).  NISL provides a 15 month executive educational leadership training certificate to cohorts of 25-30 MPS principals.  For this $2,000,000 project BPC provides NISL local support for the MPS project including:  training, technical assistance, and coaching to MPS principals in their school for their action research project.  Upon completion of this project NISL and BPC will have trained all eligible MPS principals in the executive educational leadership certified training.  MPS considers this the senior Capstone project for MPS principals.

Client Sector:

For Profit

BPC Services:

Training/Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2011 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with Northcentral Technical College

Project Summary:

BPC provides external grant evaluation to Northcentral Technical College’s (NTC) United States Department of Education’s Rigorous Programs of Study (RPOS) grant.  Through this four year $1 million dollar project,NTC is creating a high school to college pipeline for advanced trades and manufacturing pathways for 3 school districts in northeastern WI.  Curriculum development, professional development training, and creation of an RPOS app assessment (via iTunes/Apple) are all key elements in the project.  BPC has worked with the Federal Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), who oversees the RPOS grantees, to utilize and digitize the RPOS 10 frameworks assessment.  BPC also works to support the national evaluation design through MPR and Associates (hired by OVAE) to help local longitudinal and annual data collection efforts go smoothly.  BPC has developed surveys, interviews, and annual evaluation reports for the NTC RPOS project.

Client Sector:

Higher Education

BPC Services:

Evaluation

Project Term:

2011 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting  271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI  54166  ♦  Phone:  715-526-9240  ♦  Fax:  715-526-6028

BPC Works with Tennessee Technological University

Project Summary:

BPC provides external grant evaluation to the Tennessee Technological University’s (TTU) National Science Foundation (NSF) STEP grant.  This 5 year and $2.5 million dollar project helps to create a pipeline of better educated secondary math students to TTU so they are prepared as they enter and are successful as they attend TTU as Math majors.  K-12 and Univeristy partnership articulation agreements, professional development, and curriculum development sessions are utilized to create pathways that are educationally rigorous as well as responsive to the private sector workforce needs.  BPC has worked with the TTU NSF grant leadership on IRB protocols, instruments, and data collection systems.  Capacity building work sessions as well as data retreats to discuss and utilize project and evaluation data are part of BPC’s work at TTU.  BPC also generates an annual external evaluation report and assists TTU with required NSF reports (STEP-April annually and Fast Lane-May annually).

Client Sector:

Higher Education

BPC Services:

Evaluation

Project Term:

2010 – 2015

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting  271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI  54166  ♦  Phone:  715-526-9240  ♦  Fax:  715-526-6028

BPC Works with Ho Chunk Nation of WI

Project Summary:

BPC is the external evaluator for the Ho Chunk ANA Language II grant ($500,000 project).  BPC is evaluating the development of traditional online and paper curriculum; use of the curriculum by schools, community, and families; and helps with setting up internal performance measurement systems and individual/program capacities to collect and analyze data over time.  BPC also writes an annual evaluation report and assists with internal quarterly performance reports that the Tribe must do for the funding agent (US Dept of HHS, ANA).

Client Sector:

Tribal Government

BPC Services:

Evaluation

Project Term:

2011 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting  271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI  54166  ♦  Phone:  715-526-9240  ♦  Fax:  715-526-6028