Save the Date: Improving the Quality of EGRA Data: A Consultation to Inform USAID Guidance on the Administration of Early Grade Reading Assessments

USAID Global Reading Network

The Global Reading Network is hosting a two-day panel discussion focused on designing, administering, and analyzing early grade reading assessments.

  • When: Thursday, March 5 - Friday, March 6, 2015
  • Where: University Research Co., LLC, Bethesda, MD
  • Focus: USAID is in the process of developing enhanced guidelines for the administration and scoring of early grade reading assessments. This consultation is designed for organizations which want to contribute their expertise and experience to this important process. The consultation will focus on the following issues:
    • Research Design and Sampling Frameworks
    • EGRA Analysis Guidelines
    • Creating Public Use Files for Data Sets
    • Equating EGRA Across Same Language Applications
    • Creating Comparable EGRA Instruments Cross Language
    • Inter-Rater Reliability
  • Presenters: Panel of early grade reading assessment experts
  • Workshop Format: Both in-person and virtual attendees may register. In-person attendance is limited, so please register early. On-line participation is unlimited.
  • Registration Details: Coming soon!

Please reserve these two days on your calendars. We look forward to seeing you there! 


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