ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

National Conference on Value-Added Modeling

April 23-24, 2008, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Doug Harris and Adam Gamoran of UW-Madison, together with Steve Raudenbush from the University of Chicago, chaired a National Conference on Value-Added Modeling, April 23-24, 2008 in Madison, WI. The 150 participants included UW-Madison ITP fellows along with fellows from U. Chicago’s Interdisciplinary Training Program. Twenty-five invited out-of-state speakers and discussants participated in six paper sessions. The conference was sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation, the Joyce and Spencer Foundations, the Chicago and Wisconsin IES predoctoral training programs, and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

Doug Harris welcomes conference participants at the opening reception.
Doug Harris welcomes conference participants at the opening reception.

L-R: ITP international affiliate Carolina Milesi & ITP fellows Anna Haskins,
L-R: ITP international affiliate Carolina Milesi & ITP fellows Anna Haskins,
Steven Alvarado, Brian An.

ITP fellow Sarah Bruch & UW-Madison economist/ITP faculty member Jane Cooley
ITP fellow Sarah Bruch & UW-Madison economist/ITP faculty member Jane Cooley.

ITP fellows Joshua Cowen and David Fleming
ITP fellows Joshua Cowen and David Fleming

Adam Gamoran (R) chats with VAM conference attendee
Adam Gamoran (R) chats with VAM conference attendee