June 09, 2015
How can educators and parents in the United States encourage girls to excel in their math, science and technology classes and go on to pursue STEM-related careers? According to experts who organized the Furthering Girls’ Math Identity event, the answer lies in the concept of “math identity.” The event, part of a National Science Foundation-funded project, Educational Equity, gathered educators, researchers and policymakers from across the country.
May 20, 2015
IMPAQ International, a leading research, evaluation, and program implementation firm announced today its continued expansion with an office in the Boston, MA area. The expansion comes as part of IMPAQ’s continuing growth strategy, which has already seen the company grow an average of 30% over the past three years. Now with over 350 employees, including 80 PhDs, IMPAQ has contracts evaluating and enhancing programs and policies of federal and state agencies, international governments, and private companies.
March 19, 2015
A study co-authored by IMPAQ International and REL Midwest at American Institutes for Research demonstrates how the choice of statistical methods can change which schools are identified as “beating the odds,” or having higher academic achievement than schools with similar student demographics and income levels. The study, released as a REL Midwest report by the Institute of Education Sciences in February 2015, found that different statistical analysis methodologies may lead to wide variations in which schools are considered as “beating the odds.”
January 23, 2015
The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) announced that IMPAQ International has been awarded a five-year, $4.19M cooperative agreement to assess the efficacy of interventions aimed at combating child labor in India, Malawi, Panama, Ecuador, and Rwanda.
October 20, 2014
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce that James H. Moore, Jr., Ph.D. has joined the IMPAQ leadership team as Vice President of its Labor Division. In this role Dr. Moore will manage IMPAQ’s multi-million dollar portfolio including a project with the U.S.
October 09, 2014
IMPAQ International welcomes Antonio Bobbitt as Managing Director in its Technology Solutions Division. Bobbitt will be working directly with Slava Katz, Vice President of the division to deliver data collection, data management, business intelligence, and big data analytics services that meet the growing needs of IMPAQ’s clients.
October 02, 2014
IMPAQ International today named Slava Katz to the position of Vice President, Technology Solutions. The promotion comes against the backdrop of continued growth of IMPAQ’s Technology Solutions Division, which Mr. Katz started in 2013. Since then, IMPAQ has seen its technical staff and related portfolio of projects significantly expand.
October 01, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, under a contract with IMPAQ International and its partners, has launched the new “Strengthening Families Curriculum Resource Guide” website. This is the first website that provides a tool to help individuals review and compare both Responsible Fatherhood/Parenting and Healthy Marriage/Relationship curricula.
October 01, 2014
IMPAQ International is pleased to announce a new $10.7 million contract with the United States Agency for International Development/Bosnia and Herzegovina (USAID/BiH) to provide Monitoring and Evaluation support.