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Here's what sets us apart


With broad experience in many areas, we offer insights to catalyze growth in schools, school districts, higher education institutions, and other organizations.

Action Oriented

We help clients to find and use the resources they need to make data-driven decision making processes possible.

Collaborative and Cooperative

We work to understand our clients’ needs and timelines and design our evaluation approach to match.

Rigorous and Accurate

Clients value our work for being rigorous and accurate, helping them to make data-driven changes in programming that yield improved results.

Focus Areas

With wide expertise, we work on projects in a range of areas, from early childhood to higher education, from K-12 education reform to workforce development.

MNA Focus Areas


Our core expertise is in evaluation. We also offer a range of services including research design and data collection, needs assessments, literature reviews, and much more.

MNA Services

Work Sample

Imagine Schools After-School Program

Client: Imagine Charter Schools
Focus Area: After-School Program

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Clients love our work

  • MN Associates has delivered top-notch, educational evaluation services, on-time, every time - 6 years and counting! It's always a pleasure working with all at MN Associates.
    Angela L. Swainson, Prince George’s County Public Schools
  • Kavita and her colleagues at MN Associates, Inc. have done an exceptional job. Their efficient administration of the collection and analysis required for grant evaluation has allowed us to focus our time internally on the administration of the grant program itself.
    Matthew Simpson, Ozarks Technical Community College Director of Research and Strategic Planning
  • I give Kavita and MN Associates, Inc. my highest recommendation. Her attention to detail, expertise and experience working with federal grants along with her friendly demeanor and sense of humor have made her an appreciated and valuable member of GEAR UP ASU!
    Jennifer Wilson-Kearse, Director of Appalachia GEAR UP Program
  • It has been a pleasure working with Kavita; her data and insight continue to be invaluable during our program.
    Alisha Sparks, Project Manager, STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES)
  • We appreciated MNA's professionalism, interest in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Automotive technology education & Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL) along with Kavita's wonderful sense of humor.  She was super to work with and became a friend quickly. I'm sure MNA will find others who appreciate them as much as we did!
    Nancy Hauswald, Regional Coordinator Career and Technology Education, Maryland State Department of Education
  • MNA has clearly demonstrated its ability to collaborate with others in order to be vital contributors to Judy Center's programmatic goals and objectives for the early childhood program that was evaluated. The totality of the program evaluations that have been completed over the last two years have provided the foundation necessary to support trend data analysis of the program’s effectiveness in supporting school readiness in young children.  I would highly recommend MNA to support any organization in the area of program evaluation.
    Lisa Sampson, Instructional Supervisor, Judy Hoyer Family Learning Centers, PG County Public Schools (MD)
  • We sincerely appreciate the work MNA has completed for our grant work with youth experiencing homelessness. The team has been approachable, responsive, and so easy to work with. Kavita is sensitive to the needs of our staff and works collaboratively with us to collect the needed data to evaluate our program. I highly recommend the services of MNA!
    Gayle Cicero, Ed.D. Director of Student Services, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS,MD)
  • Team MNA is great to work with, accessible, responsive, and data-focused.
    Dyan E. Lester, Dean of Student Success, Title IX Coordinator & Title III Director, South West Community College, VA


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Where MNA Works

MNA has projects in 32 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands.


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