Joanne Cantor's Evaluation Research

Dr. Cantor has more than fifteen years’ experience doing evaluation research, mainly for nonprofit organizations that have programs promoting educational or prosocial goals.

Some of her projects include:

  • (1993-1998): Evaluation research for Wisconsin Public Television’s series “Get Real!”, with funding from the National Science Foundation.
  • (1996): National Survey of Parents’ Attitudes about Current Rating Systems for Media, for the National PTA. Funding from Institute for Mental Health Initiatives, Washington, DC.
  • (1997): Evaluation of an Alternative Television Rating System. National PTA.
  • (1998-99): Evaluation of Safe Night USA, a production of Wisconsin Public Television, funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • (2000): Formative Evaluation of Pilot Program for Cultural Horizons television series for schools, Wisconsin Public Television.
  • (2002): Survey Of Outreach Units in Public Television Stations, National Center for Outreach, Madison, Wisconsin.
  • (2005-2006): Formative Evaluation of a pilot program for “democracy it is!,” a television series for K-12 schools, Wisconsin Public Television.
  • (2007 to the present): Evaluation of “Fusion Science Theater”, a science outreach program for children, funded by the National Science Foundation.

See the Summative Evaluation of the 2007-2010 Planning Grant

Dr. Cantor’s evaluation services run the gamut from small, one-time questionnaire assessments to large-scale multi-year projects, including both formative and summative evaluations.

To inquire about how these services might work for you, call 608-221-0593 or contact us.