Item response theory
Reliability and validity
What Works Clearinghouse standards
Propensity score matching
Comparative interrupted time series
CURRENT & RECENT PROJECTS
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Technical Assistance Liaison, Century Analytics:
Nov 2018 – Dec 2026
Contract to Abt Associates
Century Analytics serves as technical assistance liaison and provides direct technical assistance to numerous EIR local evaluators conducting evaluations of EIR-funded interventions.
Statistical Adjustment Model Technical Assistance Center (SAMTAC):
Oct 2021 – Sept 2023
Subcontract to Plus Alpha Research and Consulting
Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Century Analytics provides analytic technical assistance to states developing their local statistical adjustment models (SAMs) to estimate performance on key indicators while adjusting for participant characteristics and economic conditions.
Evaluation of Curriculum Associates i-Ready Instruction impact on student growth in reading and math:
Sept 2021 – March 2022
Subcontract to HumRRO
Evaluated the impact of Curriculum Associates i-Ready instruction on achievement in reading and mathematics for students in grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8.
Century Analytics is an SBA-registered small business established by Bruce Randel, Ph.D., in 2011. Century Analytics provides comprehensive contracting, technical assistance, and consulting services in research methods, statistical analysis, psychometrics, and reporting.
Bruce Randel has over 20 years of experience in research and evaluation spanning federal, state, and local contracts and grants, including cluster randomized trials, impact evaluations, advanced statistical analyses, psychometrics and measurement, and technical reporting.