CS Consultants, LLC

CS Consultants' Projects

 

 

CANDACE SCHAU

CS Consultants, LLC

12812 Hugh Graham Road NE

Albuquerque, NM  87111

(505) 292‑3567

cschau@comcast.net


The following information presents my educational background and consulting project examples.


EDUCATION

1971          Ph.D. in psychology (educational and developmental)

                  Graduate minor in applied statistics

                  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1968          B.S. in physics

      Minors in mathematics and education

                  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa


PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE


1984-Present:        President, CS Consultants

1972-2001:            College Professor, University of New Mexico and Indiana University

Most of our work has been in the areas of education, behavioral health, and the law.  We design evaluations and research; develop instruments; collect and analyze data; interpret results; give presentations; and write reports, articles, and funding proposals.


PROJECT EXAMPLES
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Program Evaluation in Education:

 

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis:

Advisory Board member for a statistics education assessment project funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque:

Evaluation of a teacher-training project funded by the National Institutes of Health.

 

Albuquerque Public School District, Albuquerque:

Evaluation of a project designed to increase the impact of school-based speech and language pathologists.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM:

Evaluation of a science teacher enhancement program.

 

Albuquerque Public School District, Albuquerque:

Evaluation of the Title VII Indian Education Program.

 

Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM:

Evaluation plan for the vocational education offered by Santa Fe Community College in New Mexico Correctional Facilities.


University of New Mexico, New Mexico Career Information Systems, Albuquerque:
Evaluation of the New Mexico Career Information Systems and Vocational Guidance Project.

 

Minnick & Associates, Albuquerque:

Evaluation of the Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

 

Education Research:

 

University of New Mexico, Special Education Program, Albuquerque:

Data analysis and interpretation for a Head Start curriculum project.

 

University of Oklahoma, College of Engineering, Norman:

Grant writing and instrument development for a statistics education assessment project funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

University of New Mexico, Physics & Astronomy Department, Albuquerque:

Instrument development, data collection, interpretation, and article writing for a course-revision project funded by the National Science Foundation.


West Publishing Company, Thousand Oaks, CA:

Creation of a series of concept maps used in Oardiek & Bord’s Inquiry into Physics college text.


Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, Albuquerque:

Design, data collection, interpretation, and report writing for a project that assessed the importance of group size on students’ achievement and attitudes.


University of New Mexico, Special Education Program, Albuquerque:

Data analysis, interpretation, and supervision of research staff for a project on gifted children.

 

Minnick & Associates, Albuquerque:

Instrument development for an assistive technology project funded by the state of New Mexico.

Chinle School District, Chinle, AZ:

Data analysis and interpretation of per pupil expenditures and critical review of the analyses and results in the “Exceptional Circumstances” report.


University of New Mexico, Community College Leadership Program, Albuquerque:

Instrument development, data analysis, and interpretation for a project designed to assess the professional needs of administrators at two-year post-secondary institutions in New Mexico.


Window Rock School District, Window Rock, AZ:

Instrument development for and evaluation of a project designed to measure factors important in determining the success of Navajo students attending public schools.


Gallup-McKinley County Public School District, Gallup, NM:

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of a test battery developed by the school district.


Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, Albuquerque:
Instrument development, data collection, analysis, and interpretation for three projects designed to examine the relationships among student achievement and student and teacher attitudes, the relationship between entrance test scores and successful program completion, and reasons for student withdrawals


Health Research:

 

Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest, Albuquerque, NM:

Data analysis, interpretation, and grant writing for externally and internally funded behavioral health projects.

 

Sandia Consulting Group, Albuquerque:

Evaluation, data analysis, interpretation, and report writing for two SBIR Phase I projects funded by the National Institutes of Health.


Lovelace Clinic Foundation, Albuquerque:

Data analysis, interpretation, and article writing for a project on diabetics’ quality of life funded by Novartis.

Minnick & Associates, Albuquerque:

Instrument development, data collection, data analysis, and interpretation for an AIDS project funded by the New Mexico Health and Environment Department.

 

Tom Engle, MD, Albuquerque:

Data analysis, interpretation, and article writing for a project examining the relationships of demographic characteristics to rehabilitation effectiveness.


Southwest Community Health Services, Albuquerque:

Instrument development, data collection design, analysis, interpretation, and report for a project examining employees’ attitudes about health care and their employer.


Law:

 

Law Office of George T. Geran, Santa Fe, NM:

Data analysis, interpretation, and testimony for discrimination cases.

 

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Albuquerque:

Data base creation, data analysis, and interpretation.


New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners, Albuquerque:

Score equating and interpretation for the New Mexico bar examination.

 

Alpha Connection, Albuquerque:

Evaluation of the validity of the selection process used to hire an instructional aide for a discrimination complaint filed against a New Mexico school district.

 


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Last Updated: Sept 2015

Candace Schau * CS Consultants , LLC * 12812 Hugh Graham Road NE * Albuquerque, NM 87111

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