Nai-Kuan Yang

Nai-Kuan Yang

Quantitative Team Manager, 21st CCLC State Evaluation
Academic Specialist, Community Evaluation and Research Collaborative

E-Mail: yangnaik@msu.edu

Department Web page: http://cerc.msu.edu

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.

Professional interests:

  • Using evaluations as a tool in achieving program/project objectives
  • Ensuring data is collected with precision, analyzed cautiously, and reported objectively

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Recent Reports

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Grantee/Site Data Tables. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University (Program-specific reports to 200+ sites annually)

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Leading Indicators Report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University (Program-specific reports to 20+ grantees annually).

Michigan State University Evaluation Team (2019). The Evaluation of Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers 2017-2018 Annual Report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.


Recent Presentations

  • (April 2019)

    Out-of-school-time program effects on standardized test scores during early adolescence: A multi-level growth modeling approach

    Wu, H. J., Van Egeren, L. A., Yang, N., Prince, B. & Stoddard, D. (2019, April). Out-of-school-time program effects on standardized test scores during early adolescence: A multi-level growth modeling approach. Paper presented at the 2019 American Education and Research Association Annual Meeting, Canada, Toronto.