AEA Summer Evaluation Institute, 6/1/2015 – 6/3/2015

AEA Summer Evaluation Institute June 1-3 Ravinia at Perimeter This is a great, cost-effective training opportunity, June 1st-3rd (with pre-institute workshops on May 31st). Details here: http://www.eval.org/p/cm/ld/fid=317   If you have recommendations about great courses you’ve taken in the past (like the one on conflict resolution!), feel free to share them in our Facebook or LinkedIn […] more

An Evening with Stewart Donaldson, 6/1/2015

June 1, 2015 6:30 – 8:30 pm 5 Seasons Brewing The Prado 5600 Roswell Rd. Sandy Springs, GA 30342 Stewart Donaldson, AEA president and director of the Claremont Evaluation Center, will be teaching at the AEA Summer Evaluation Institute here in June and has agreed to join us for an evening of discussion and networking. […] more

Success Case Method, 5/12/2015

Success Case Method Jan Fields May 12, noon Webinar The Success Case Method (SCM) is an evaluation approach that is simpler and faster than most other evaluation approaches, and yet it is often equally credible to other approaches. The SCM is similar to more typical evaluation approaches in that it uses many of the same […] more

Social Determinants of Health, 4/23/2015

Social Determinants of Health Marilyn Metzler April 23, 5:30 Little Five Points Community Center* April’s professional development event on social determinants of health features something for evaluators working in many sectors—not just health. Education, housing, employment, transport—all affect a population’s health, and evaluators must be prepared to consider where they intersect. Join us as Marilyn […] more

Cutting-Edge Approaches for the Evaluator’s Toolbox Lunch with Huey Chen, 3/12/2015

March Members-Only Event Lunch with Huey Chen Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Mercer University RSVP by March 2 Join us for this members-only opportunity to have lunch with Huey Chen.  Dr. Chen has contributed to the development of evaluation theory and methodology, especially in the areas of program theory and theory-driven evaluations. […] more

United Nations Year of Evaluation Talk, 2/26/2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:30 – 7:30 pm Twains 211 E. Trinity Place Decatur, GA 30030 On Friday, December 19, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted—for the first time in its history—a stand-alone resolution supporting the field of evaluation. The resolution, entitled Capacity Building for the Evaluation of Development Activities at the Country Level, acknowledges […] more

Data Dashboard Development: A Practical Guide to Navigating the Dashboard Landscape, 2/11/2015

February 11 5:30-7:30 ICF International 3 Corporate Square, #370 Atlanta, GA 30329 Krista Collins and Monica Oliver from The Evaluation Group will reprise their standing-room-only AEA 2014 presentation. For their 2012 Race to the Top-District evaluation, they developed a web-based data dashboard to track progress in meeting grant objectives and to support dissemination of evaluation […] more

Dec 2014 – Jan Fields

  Written by Maureen Wilce Let’s just say Jan Fields is not just any new evaluator joining AaEA. When Jan and I sat down to chat it was obvious his fascinating story needed to be told! Jan grew up on the Navajo Nation. His mother served in the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and he […] more

Dec 2014 – Maureen Wilce

  Written by Jan Fields Maureen Wilce sits at her desk with one leg folded beneath her, almost catlike, smiling mischievously over a mug of coffee as she ponders questions about her life as an evaluator. Her salt-and-pepper hair frames a youthfully rosy face that has seen its fair share of logic models and program […] more

Dec 2013 – Thomas Chapel

This year, we are starting a brand new feature.  AaEA wants to show how much we appreciate and value our members by highlighting the work they do as evaluators.  We would like to highlight Tom Chapel, Chief Evaluation Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Thanks to Lara Wagner for interviewing Tom for […] more

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