Steven Kimball

Scientist

Steven M. Kimball, Ph.D., is a scientist with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and co-Director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Steve helped initiate, plan, and launch WEC. He is Principal Investigator for the WCER team that supports the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the development and implementation of the state teacher and principal Educator Effectiveness System. For 10 years, Steve served as a content expert for the technical assistance team serving the Federal Department of Education’s Teacher Incentive Fund. Steve has published numerous articles, book chapters, and policy briefs on teacher and principal evaluation, compensation, and other human resource management issues. Steve was the co-Principal Investigator of a 2005-2007 study funded by the Institute for Educational Sciences on performance evaluation of principals. Additionally, he served as Principal Investigator for a multi-year evaluation of the Chicago Community Trust Education Program. Before completing his graduate studies, Steve held legislative analyst positions in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the Texas State Office in Washington, D.C. Steve completed his Ph.D. from the U.W.-Madison Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2001.

Contact Information

skimball@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 265-6201
Office: 1152B Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Helping the Nation Redesign Teacher Compensation: Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Information
Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data
Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative
Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data
Support for the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System Fiscal Years 2019-2020
WEC General
Wisconsin-Minnesota Comprehensive Center (WMCC) for Region 10
Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness (NETWORK Subaccount)
Support for the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System Fiscal Years 2021-2023

Completed Projects

Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE)
Study of Innovative School Leadership Performance Evaluation Systems
Cost of Teacher Turnover Study
Evaluation of the Chicago Community Trust Education Initiative
Human Resources Management and Improved Student Achievement: The Emerging Linkages
Education Compensation and Its Impact on Student Achievement
Center for Educator Compensation Reform
CCT Planning Grant
Evaluation of the Chicago Community Trust Education Program
Harvesting Funds for the Center for Education Compensation Reform
ARRA Evaluating Leadership Development and Career-Path Programs
Evaluating the Chicago Community Trust Education Program
Supporting the WI Educator Effectiveness Initiative
Technical Support for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Educator Effectiveness Evaluation Design Continued Developmental Assistance for the Wisconsin DPI's Educator Effectiveness System
Development Pilot of DPI's Educator Effectiveness System
Support for the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System 2015-2017
EDTASS Subcontract - Westat 2015
New Skills for Youth Initiative Phase I