About Our Services

The Findings Group (TFG) is located in Atlanta, GA and provides education evaluation and research services in support of federal and state programs.  Specifically, we provide the following services:

Evaluation Planning and Guidance

  • Logic modeling
  • Methods development
  • Instrument development
  • Taking action based on evaluation findings

Data Collection: Performing or coordinating all forms of data collection including:

  • Paper-based and online feedback forms and surveys
  • Survey/questionnaire development
  • Paper-based form development and electronic scanning for near-real-time quantitative reporting
  • Facilitating interviews and group interviews (from protocol development through transcription)

Data Analysis: Performing or coordinating all forms of data collection including

  • Qualitative analysis of interview and focus group transcripts,
  • Content analysis of open-ended survey items,
  • Quantitative analysis of forced-response survey items
  • Quantitative analysis of state and federal databases
  • Social network analysis
  • Basic statistical analyses (descriptive statistics, t-tests, ANOVA, regression, etc.)
  • Structural equation modeling (including path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, mediation analysis)
  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling
  • GIS mapping

Reporting

  • Ongoing reporting and near-term feedback for mid-course corrections
  • Summative reporting
  • Leading program staff through findings and generating action steps
  • Supporting program staff through panel reviews and site visits