program evaluation

Making schools better starts with taking a good, hard look at what’s going on right now. What do you want to understand better about your school?

Peter Horn has led a qualitative evaluation process for a three-year, complex distributed (teacher-) leadership project that my center is undertaking in a city district in Pennsylvania. Peter’s extraordinary analytical skills and high emotional intelligence have been well received by all involved, and he has been able to capture sensitive leadership data in a very comprehensive way.
— John DeFlaminis, Ph.D. Executive Director, Penn Center for Educational Leadership, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Peter enjoys learning about educators’ approaches to different kinds of challenges. As a site-based researcher, Peter has studied academic departments, interdepartmental programs, and core (e.g., Intervention and Referral Services) teams. Whether he is evaluating progress on a single school’s improvement plans or a district-wide mandate, Peter strives to honor good work while identifying areas for improvement.

Peter embodies a rare combination of the creativity of a poet, the logical instincts of a data analyst, and the systems thinking of a designer that allows him to travel comfortably from the world of ideas to their practical applications in real settings.
— Jonathan Supovitz, Ed.D. Co-Director, Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE)