ADARE Partners

The five charter states in the ADARE project alliance were Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, and Texas. Washington became the sixth state partner in 2002. Ohio became the seventh state partner in 2004.

The legal and working relationship of state administrative record owners and researchers differs among the nine current ADARE project states.

Responsible Use of Administrative Records for Performance Accountability: Features of Successful Partnerships

Below is a list of ADARE Partners. Click on the state name to go directly to individual partner's pages.

Partner State/Agency

Contact Information

Florida Department of Education,
Office of Educational Accountability
and Information Services

Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation
Jeff Sellers, Acting Deputy Commissioner
Office of Educational Accountability and Information Services
844 Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Room 814
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0437
Fax: (850) 245-9288
Georgia Department of Labor
Dr. Erdal Tekin
Associate Professor of Economics
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992
Phone: (404) 413-0163
Fax: (404) 413-0145
Center for Business and Economics Research
Kenneth Troske
Director of the Center for Business and Economics Research
Center for Business and Economics Research
335H Gatton College of Business and Economics
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0034
Phone: (859) 257-1282
Fax: (859) 257-7671
Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation
David Stevens, Executive Director
University of Baltimore
Jacob France Institute
1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: (410) 837-4729
Fax: (410) 837-5814
Missouri Division of Workforce Development
Department of Economic Development
Missouri Division of Employment Security
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
Peter Mueser, Professor
Department of Economics
University of Missouri-Columbia
118 Professional Building
909 University Avenue
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573)882-6427
Fax: (573)882-2697
New Jersey
John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
Carl E. Van Horn, Professor
Director and Professor of Public Policy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
30 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (732)932-4100 X6305
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Randall J. Olsen, Director, Center for Human Resource Research, and Professor of Economics

Center for Human Resource Research
Ohio State University
921 Chatham Lane, Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43221-2418
Phone: (614) 442-7348
Fax: (614) 688-3571
Texas Workforce Commission
Christopher T. King, Director
Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources
LBJ School of Public Affairs
University of Texas at Austin
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.,
Suite 3.200
Austin, TX 78703
Phone: (512) 471-2186
Fax: (512) 471-0585
Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
Kevin Hollenbeck
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
300 S. Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686
Phone: (269) 343-5541
Fax: (269) 343-3308