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LAWG Week: The Potential Impact of Twitter on Disseminating Evaluation Findings by Tania Jarosewich

Hello, my name is Tania Jarosewich, owner of Censeo Group, a northeast Ohio program evaluation firm that supports educational agencies and nonprofit organizations in evaluating their programmatic efforts. We northeast Ohio evaluators are excited to welcome you to Cleveland for Evaluation 2018. Check out the Rad Resources below for a list of Cleveland-focused Twitter feeds. …

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LAWG Week: Graphical Excellence by Douglas Clay

Hello, and welcome to Cleveland!  I’m Douglas Clay, a longtime Cleveland resident and evaluator with Candor Consulting.  I focus on data analysis and assessment training mostly with K-12 schools.  I’ve been in Cleveland long enough to remember when the Browns were a winning team, when the shopping centers were steel mills, and trendy Tremont was …

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LAWG Week: Great Lakes, Great Data: COVES implementation at The Great Lakes Science Center by Scott Vollmer

Hi, I’m Scott Vollmer, VP of STEM Learning at Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) in Cleveland, Ohio.  I am passionate about my work and find that evaluation data is especially useful when trying to express my passion objectively. Since July 2017, we have been using COVES (the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies) to collect …

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LAWG Week: Evaluation Without Borders: Giving Back During Evaluation 2018 by Seema Mahato

Greetings! I’m Seema Mahato, board member (student representative) for The Ohio Program Evaluator’s Group (OPEG) and a member of the Local Arrangements Working Group for Evaluation 2018. ‘Evaluation without Borders’, a pro-bono evaluation consulting program was piloted by Washington Evaluators at the 2017 AEA conference. As a participant of this event during AEA 2017, as a …

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LAWG Week: Playhouse Square Welcomes You to Cleveland by Cindi Szymanski

I’m Cindi Szymanski, Senior Manager of Brand Marketing & Communications for the largest performing arts center in the country outside of New York. On behalf of everyone at Playhouse Square, please allow me to welcome you to our great city! Playhouse Square has a total of 11 performance spaces and welcomes more than a million …

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LAWG Week: There is so much to see and do in Cleveland, you might want to stay a few extra days by Clara Pelfrey

Hello!  I’m Clara Pelfrey, a native Clevelander, a board member of the Ohio Program Evaluators Group and a member of the Local Arrangements Working Group for Evaluation 2018. I’d like to welcome you to a week of blogs about evaluation in Cleveland as well as tell you about my fair city and the things you …

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LAWG Week: Evaluation 2018 from a Systems Thinking Perspective by Jan Noga

Hello, my name is Jan Noga. I’m the owner of Pathfinder Evaluation and Consulting in Cincinnati. I’m excited to see the conference here in Ohio; although, living in the opposite corner of the state, it’s going to take me longer to drive to Cleveland than it would to fly to DC! The conference is exciting. …

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LAWG Week: Community Outreach and Engagement in Cleveland by Michelle Davis

In the spirit of my six year old’s joy of watching kids YouTube, Hey Guys! This is Michelle Davis, from Cleveland, Ohio!  I am the Assistant Director of Tremont West Development Corporation and am excited that your conference is visiting our neighborhood.  Tremont West is a nonprofit serving the 7,500+ residents of the Tremont, Duck …

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LAWG Week: Learning from Non-Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art by Elizabeth Bolander

My name is Elizabeth Bolander, Director of Audience Insights and Services at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) and President-Elect of the Visitor Studies Association. We do a variety of research and evaluation activities at CMA, all with the goal of learning about the needs of our various constituencies and communities. This work is particularly …

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LAWG Week: Cleveland Rocks! by Matt Linick

My name is Matt Linick, and I am the Executive Director of Research and Evaluation at the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). We are excited that the American Evaluation Association is coming to Cleveland this year! As many embedded researchers and evaluators in school districts know, we are often under-resourced and over-committed, so partnering with …

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