Our focus is wide, our expertise is deep. Working with school districts, higher education institutions, community-based organizations, as well as non-profits and foundations, MNA offers comprehensive research and program evaluation services in a wide range of areas.
The bulk of our work focuses on PreK-16 education. We have conducted projects in a wide variety of areas. Click “see more” below to learn about the areas we work in.
Early Childhood Education
We work with organizations focused on education in the crucial early years of learning. Some examples of our work in this area include evaluations of the Even Start Family Literacy Program and Judy Centers of Prince George’s County Public Schools (Maryland).
Curriculum and Instruction
Social Studies Instruction
Reading and Language Arts Instruction
English Language Learners
Teacher Professional Development
Teacher Quality and Improvement
Teacher Quality, Effectiveness, and Evaluation
School and Community Connections
Family Involvement and Community Partnerships
Other K-16 Education
Health and Wellness
High School Graduation
Career and Technical Education
We work with community colleges, universities, and organizations that support on topics including the following.
Transfer and STEM Pipeline
Having worked on several TAACCCT (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training) grants, we support organizations working to help people get back to work in meaningful, well-paid jobs.
Our expertise extends beyond education. We have conducted projects on a variety of areas including the following.