Our mission is to strengthen the effectiveness of the public and private sector
agencies so that they may better serve their communities and clients. To achieve
this purpose, we deliver customized and participatory consulting services.

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“I have been in education many years and have worked with innumerable consultant firms and professional development providers. G&A is among the very best.”

— Principal, Franklin Elementary

Research & Evaluation

Using qualitative and quantitative methods to inform our assessments

G&A designs research and evaluation projects for schools, agencies and foundations. We have experience designing and implementing formative, collective, impact, and outcome evaluations using quantitative and qualitative methods. Working with our clients, we develop and implement a tailored approach that will provide the most useful information to the agency and their audiences, and to collect meaningful and actionable data in the least intrusive manner. Our research and evaluation services include:

  • Process and outcome evaluations
  • Organizational assessments
  • Funder-required internal or external evaluations or assessments
  • Literature reviews
  • Key informant interviews
  • Focus group development, recruitment, and facilitation

We work closely with each client to generate a practical road map for implementation that reflects best practice research, community needs, and our client's capacities.

The G&A Approach:

  • Participatory: We engage both the client and the consumer of services

  • Asset-focused: We identify strengths, before deficits

  • Research-based: We incorporate best and promising practices

  • Data-informed: We use multiple sources of data throughout our process

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