JBA's mission is to conduct the highest quality research and evaluation on innovative programs and policies designed to improve the well being of individuals, families, and communities. Founded in 1979 and quickly achieving a national reputation for excellence, James Bell Associates strives to provide clients with highly credible, relevant, and useful measurement information that
- informs program management and policy decisions,
- reflects competency in developing and applying innovative research methodologies,
- involves policy makers and program managers in the planning and implementation of research and evaluation projects, and
- reflects the use of multi-disciplinary teams of professionals with substantive knowledge and methodological skills tailored to the specific requirements of each project.