REACH Evaluation, based in Louisville, Kentucky, consults with non-profit, for-profit, philanthropic, and governmental entities in support of efforts to improve services and bring about organizational and community change. Our agency coordinates the KIP Survey administration, scoring, and dissemination of results, and has held this responsibility for eight survey administrations since 2003.
For information about REACH Evaluation, go to: reachevaluation.com
Robert Illback, PsyD
Robert Illback is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Senior Evaluation Researcher at REACH Evaluation (and REACH of Louisville, the founding arm of our agency.) Dr. Illback serves as principal investigator for a number of large-scale systems of care initiatives, including Kentucky’s substance abuse prevention programs and the KIP Survey project.
Lisa Crabtree, MA
Lisa Crabtree is the KIP Survey Project Manager, and is responsible for recruitment, marketing and district relations. She oversees the initiative throughout the process, from planning to implementation to report production. She has worked with the KIP Survey since 2003.
Daniel Sanders III
Daniel Sanders oversees online administration of the KIP Survey. He is responsible for organizing and directing the various tasks necessary to produce the district-level and state-level data reports using custom-built reporting software for each KIP administration.
Teresa McGeeney, MS
Teresa is an epidemiologist and data analyst for REACH Evaluation. She helps to analyze and interpret the KIP data for KIP reports, as well as for REACH’s evaluation of various prevention and promotion programs. Teresa also leads the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup, which uses key findings from the KIP and other data sources to inform surveillance efforts and prevention planning for behavioral health issues in Kentucky.
Edie designs all publications related to the administration of the KIP survey and all final documents reporting the KIP survey data. Edie also maintains the REACH website, keeping all forms and reports related to KIP up-to-date.
Daniel Sanders Jr, PhD
Daniel Sanders, Jr. (father of Daniel Sanders III, REACH’s Information Manager) is a statistician and serves as primary analyst on the KIP project. KIP raw data from online surveys and from scanned paper surveys is sent to Dr. Sanders for the data-cleaning, the merging of the hundreds of files, the coding & updating of the software code for making sets of cross-tabulations, and the production of sets of cross-tabulations for the state as a whole, for each district, and for various groups of districts. These sets show how the students, by grade, replied to the 192 questions on the survey. Dr. Sanders also handles special requests for non-standard compilations of KIP data, for example, for grant applications or for research.