Nai-Kuan Yang, Ph.D., is an academic specialist–research for the Michigan Statewide Evaluation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers afterschool programs. She monitors an attendance tracking system and manages large, complex data files developed from various types of surveys and school records to maintain high quality data for analysis. She is familiar with SPSS, SAS, and Mplus and has experience in hierarchical linear modeling, multiple linear regression, structural equation modeling, and latent class analysis.
- Using evaluations as a tool in achieving program/project objectives
- Ensuring data is collected with precision, analyzed cautiously, and reported objectively