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Realizing a Collaborative Research Theory of Action While Waiting for Research Results

Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest hosted an interactive workshop designed to start conversations about maintaining research alliance member engagement while waiting for research results. During this workshop, participants heard engagement strategies for various stages of the research process, participated in hands-on learning activities, and had the opportunity to discuss any challenges that they anticipated facing when applying these strategies in their contexts. Facilitators included Julie Kochanek, Ph.D., Director of REL Midwest, and researchers, policy analysts, and engagement specialists from REL Midwest. 
Please view the event agenda here
Please view the archived presentation slides here
Julie Kochanek, Ph.D., Director, REL Midwest 
Alicia Garcia, J.D., Deputy Director, REL Midwest
Ann-Marie Faria, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Midwest 
Marianne Kroeger, Senior Communications Specialist, REL Midwest 
Carrie Scholz, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Midwest
Lisa Shimmel, Senior Policy Analyst, REL Midwest  
Matt Soldner, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Midwest