Bradley Carl

Assistant Scientist

Dr. Bradley Carl is Assistant Scientist and Co-Director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative (WEC), housed within the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) at UW-Madison. His current work focuses on evaluation of programs and initiatives at the PreK-12 level, as well as the design, implementation, and evaluation of state educator effectiveness and school accountability systems.  He has worked extensively with the Milwaukee Public Schools since 2007 on program evaluation and the development of postsecondary tracking measures, education/health outcomes, and early warning indicators.  Prior to joining WCER, Dr. Carl worked for the Office of Educational Accountability at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the Center on Education and Work at UW-Madison, and the American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C.  He holds degrees from Hamline University (B.A., International Studies and History) and Michigan State University (Ph.D., Sociology-Urban Studies).  

Contact Information
Phone: (608) 263-3040
Office: 1161E Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Testing the Promise: A Randomized Trial of a Promise College Scholarship for Urban Public School Students
Scaling Up Smart Spaces for Underrepresented Gifted Students Through the Response to Intervention Framework
Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative
Evaluation of the Milwaukee Partnership School Project 2018-19
Reading Foundations Continuous Improvement System Evaluation Scope

Completed Projects

Center for Value-Added Research at Milwaukee Public Schools
Accountability and Performance in Secondary Education in the Milwaukee Public Schools
ARRA Evaluation of Programs and Services that Address Transitions To and From High School
ARRA Evaluation of After-School Tutoring Programs
Preparing for the Future: A Randomized Trial of a Promise College Scholarship for Urban Public School Students
GEAR UP Year 4 2014-2015
Evaluation of the Wisconsin State Personnel Development Grant: 2015-2016
Support for the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness System 2015-2017
MPS Embedded Researcher 2015-2016
Evaluation of the Milwaukee Partnership School Project
GEAR UP Evaluation Project 2015-2016
The Embedded Researcher at MPS 2016-2017