Choose the Sessions You Want Recorded!

This year, we want our members and others in the public policy profession to help us select sessions at this year's Fall Research Conference to record for post-conference viewing. Whether you're attending or not, everyone has a say!


What You Need to Know Before Albuquerque

The Association’s 36th annual Fall Research Conference is in Albuquerque, New Mexico and attendees from locations all around the world will be arriving to learn about the latest in research. Here are some last minute tips and reminders before you travel.


Head Start Program Also Shown to be Beneficial for Parent’s Education

Terri J. Sabol and P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale examine the effect of newly entering children’s participation in Head Start on their parents’ educational and employment trajectories.


Download the Improved Conference App!

If you were an attendee at last year’s Fall Research Conference, you were probably one of 1,200 users of the Association’s new Conference App. We’re happy to announce that the app is back again this year, with some updates and a few new features!


Spotlight: The Urban Institute

At its founding, President Johnson promised that the Urban Institute would “give us the power through knowledge to help solve the problem that weighs heavily on the hearts and minds of all of us—the problem of the American city and its people.”


Why Students Are Important to APPAM

Did you know that student members make up nearly half of APPAM’s active membership? This means that if you’re a student, you’re a critical part of the Association and essential to its future.


APPAM Phones Down

10/29/2014 3:12:00 PM
APPAM's office phone system is currently down. If you are calling about registering for this year's Fall Research Conference, please email Tristanne Staudt...


Friday, October 31, 2014
Earlier this month, APPAM announced Dr. Larry L. Orr of Johns Hopkins University as the latest recipient of the Peter H. Rossi Award. For the last 40 years, Orr has made numerous notable contributions to the field of evaluation. He is also known for helping other researchers conceptualize and conduct their own high quality work.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
APPAM is pleased to present to its members the Association's first annual report. It is the hope of the Executive Committee and the APPAM staff that this report will provide members with the information needed to stay abreast of the Association's work, the challenges being faced, and the innovations it has embraced.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Head Start is the oldest and largest federally-funded preschool program in the United States, currently serving more than one million children with almost $8 billion dollars appropriated annually. From its inception, Head Start not only provided early childhood education, care, and services for children, but also sought to promote parents’ engagement in their children’s schooling, their childrearing skills, and their own educational progress.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
APPAM's office phone system is currently down. If you are calling about registering for this year's Fall Research Conference, please email Tristanne Staudt ( with your contact information and she will get back to you as soon as possible.




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