Technical Assistance & Training

Westat’s technical assistance and training helps build capacity in study design, protocol development, project and data management, and statistical analysis. We offer training in survey methods and provide technical assistance in all phases of a project from conceptualization to analysis and reporting.

Project Highlights

Improving the surveillance of HIV in Senegal

To better prevent and control the spread of HIV, the West African country of Senegal is working to establish a high-quality, country-wide HIV surveillance system. Like other countries in...

Providing more support for teachers to excel

The U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) focuses on reforming state and district human capital management, educator evaluation, and compensation systems to ultimately improve student achievement...

Reporting on educator preparation programs

States and educator preparation programs (EPPs)—both traditional and alternative—are required by law to collect extensive information from the new teacher pipeline, which graduates nearly 200,000 teacher candidates annually. States...

Supporting the future of special education

The U.S. Department of Education awards more than $80 million annually to support training programs for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or teaching endorsements in the special education field. The...

Tracking cancer burden in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is required by law to maintain a registry of all cancers diagnosed in Maryland. Hospitals, radiation therapy centers, ambulatory care facilities,...

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