Karen Anderson on Winning a SAGE Gift Certificate With Your Cultural Competence in Evaluation Resolutions for the New Year
Hello! My name is Karen Anderson and I’m the American Evaluation Association’s Diversity Coordinator Intern. Your participation in today’s post will place you in a drawing for a $50 gift certificate from SAGE Publications!
Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? Even if you’re not a fan of making resolutions during this time of the year I’ve got a few resources to help you reflect upon cultural competence in your evaluation practice.
Then maybe, just maybe, you’ll be interested in making at least a soft resolution, via the comments section below, to make one change in your practice this year to help you along the journey of being a culturally competent evaluator.
I thoroughly enjoyed getting to learn more about AEA’s diversity programs and initiatives last year by supporting different Working Groups and programs.
Rad Resource: AEA Public Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation affirms the significance of cultural competence in evaluation and informs the public of AEA’s expectations concerning cultural competence in the conduct of evaluation.
My favorite portion of the Statement Introduction states: “Cultural competence is a stance taken toward culture, not a discrete status or simple mastery of particular knowledge and skills.”
Rad Resource: The AEA Public Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation Dissemination Working Group’s Working Group had a Summer aea365 Week, providing an overview of the Statement and different contexts for application, and a Winter aea365 Week, highlighting a few of the AEA Conference 2012 sessions that focused on cultural competence in evaluation.
At the AEA Annual Conference 2012 attendees at the photo booth shared how they would be responsive to culture in their evaluation work:
Hot Tip: This video and more can be found on the AEA YouTube Channel
Hot Tip – New Year’s Question: How will you be responsive to culture in your evaluation practice this year? Add your responses in the comment section below to be entered into a drawing for a $50 SAGE Gift Certificate. Only one answer per person please and we’ll randomly choose one winner from all who submit a response to the question.
Happy New Year!
Do you have questions, concerns, kudos, or content to extend this aea365 contribution? Please add them in the comments section for this post on the aea365 webpage so that we may enrich our community of practice. Would you like to submit an aea365 Tip? Please send a note of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. aea365 is sponsored by the American Evaluation Association and provides a Tip-a-Day by and for evaluators.
affirms the significance of cultural competence in evaluation. It also informs the public of AEA’s expectations concerning cultural competence in the conduct of evaluation.
- CC Week: Cindy Crusto on Introduction to AEA Public Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation Week
- Cultural Competence Week: Melanie Hwalek on the Adoption of the AEA Public Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation – Moving From Policy to Practice and Practice to Policy
- Cultural Competence Week: Dominica McBride on Introducing the AEA Public Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation aea365 week
- Cultural Competence Week: Karen Anderson on Evaluation 2012 Sessions – Culture Scan
- CC Week: Karen Anderson on Integrating Cultural Competency into Organizations