Steven Kimball

Associate Scientist

Steven Kimball is co-Director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative and a senior researcher with the Consortium for Policy Research in Education. He is Principal Investigator for the WCER team that is supporting the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the development and implementation of the state Educator Effectiveness System. He is also 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
Phone: (608) 265-6201
Office: 1152B Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Helping the Nation Redesign Teacher Compensation: Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Information
Support for the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System 2015-2017
Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative
Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data

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
EDTASS Subcontract - Westat 2015
New Skills for Youth Initiative Phase I