This is the pdf version of our Spring 2016 Newsletter. This issue is focused on evaluation use.
On the 2015 ATE survey, 65 of 230 principal investigators (28%) reported spending some portion of their annual budgets on research. Six of these projects were funded as targeted research. Among the other 59 projects, expenditures on research ranged from 1% to 65% with a median of 14%. With just six targeted research projects and less than a third of all ATE grantees engaging in research, there is immense opportunity within the ATE program to expand research on technician education.
The full report of 2015 ATE survey findings, along with data snapshots and downloadable graphics, is available from www.evalu-ate.org/annual_survey/.
The ATE program supported nearly 1,300 programs at 2-year colleges and secondary schools across the country in 2014.
The full report of the 2015 ATE survey findings is available now, in a new and improved format. Read the full report and view the data snapshots—hot off the press—at