Dr. Marcey Moss has been with CEEP since 2002. Her evaluation experience includes randomized controlled trials; school and community initiatives; literacy; principal and teacher professional development programs; international partnerships; graduate research/training experiences (via National Science Foundation [NSF] grants); student achievement and teacher and principal quality. In the capacity of Senior Research Associate she is responsible for evaluation design, data collection and analysis (quantitative and qualitative), developing program indicators, surveys, conducting data analysis, assessing program effectiveness, overseeing random assignment fidelity, and authoring reports.
Since 2013 Dr. Moss has served as CEEP’s lead evaluator for ongoing program evaluation and capacity building efforts for the Public Education Evaluation Commission (PEEC) in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Moss has also served as principal evaluator on several federally funded evaluation projects including three NSF-funded Integrative Graduate Education Research Traineeship (IGERT) grants at Indiana University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Pennsylvania State University; a U.S. Department of Education (US ED) Race-to-the-Top District Program Award in Indianapolis, IN; and, two Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) grants. For a five-year experimental design study funded by US ED Institute of Education Sciences, she served as research project director on an evaluation of an online learning tool for high school chemistry students. Dr. Moss has also served as lead researcher on an evaluation of an initiative designed to increase teacher/administrator effectiveness at high-needs schools in the nation’s fourth largest school district. From 2009-2014, she was lead evaluator for a state-funded leadership development program throughout Alaska, and from 2008-2014, she was lead evaluator for a vocation awareness project funded by the Lilly Endowment.
Dr. Moss holds a Masters of Science in Rural Sociology and a Ph.D. in Sociology from South Dakota State University with an emphasis in Demography and Human Ecology.