Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates

who we are

Metis Associates, a national research and consulting firm headquartered in New York City, brings over 40 years of experience in evaluation, information technology, and grant development to its work with a wide range of organizations committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of children, families, and communities.
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latest insights

Arkansas Tech University – Ozark

Often in our research and evaluation work we publish positive findings that demonstrate that our clients’ efforts are achieving their desired outcomes. However, positive outcomes do not always translate into tangible resources needed to sustain successful programming. The challenge that agencies and nonprofits face in sustaining their successful programs attracted our interest in Arkansas Community College’s (ACC) College Counts!


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on our minds

The importance of relationship building in the age of educational technology

Lori RamseyRecently, an article in Ed Week caught my eye. It consisted of a set of interviews with five experts in educational technology and focused on their wishes for and concerns about technology in the classrooms of the future.

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upcoming events

September 18 - Ohio Statewide Summit for Enrichment & Education (Ohio 21st CCLC Meeting), Lewis Center, OH; Participant Lori Ramsey.

September 20 - College Park Enrichment Collaborative Meeting, Atlanta, GA; Facilitator Donna Wilkens.

September 23 - St. Jude Walk for New York City; participants Team Metis!

October 6 - NYC Civic Service Design: Studio + Toolkit Launch (NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, Citi Community Development, and Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC), Parsons School of Design at the New School, NYC; Donna Tapper attending.

October 30 - Tool Building for Once, Data Sharing For All - 2017 GEAR UP West Conference; Facilitators Julia Alemany (Metis) & Jennica Vincent (Oregon GEAR UP).

November 7 – 8 - National Professional Development 2017 Project Directors Meeting sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition: Virginia, VA; Participant Artis Bergman with Bronx Institute (Lehman College) Project Director Iwan Notowidigdo.


project updates

In his role as New York City’s Public Artist in Residence (PAIR), Bryan Doerries is bringing Theater of War (TOW), a theater-based social impact program, to scale across the city. TOW uses theater, storytelling, and a variety of other media to help communities discuss and address pressing public health and social justice issues...


Communities throughout the nation are struggling to respond to the opioid epidemic. In New York City, Staten Island has been particularly hard hit, having the highest rate of drug overdoses among the five boroughs. With funding from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, Metis Associates has begun an implementation evaluation of the Heroin Overdose Prevention and Education (HOPE) Program...


The data are clear that early childhood education pays social and financial dividends. In recent years national investment in early childhood education has increased exponentially, a notable example being in New York City. The City’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten was established in 1998 and included half-day, full-day, and extended-day alternatives...


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