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Evaluability Assessments – Analysis Tools & Capacity Building Potential by Keira Gipson and Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church

Greetings.  We are Keira Gipson, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations and Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church, Principal at Besa, a boutique social enterprise that specializes in the evaluation of programming in fragile states.  We wanted to share insights from an evaluability assessment (EA) we conducted as part …

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2-for-1 Week: Garry Lowry, Lynn Chaiken and Tamara Lamia on Evaluability Assessments of PHHS Block Grant and Other Flexible Funding Mechanisms and Opportunities

Hi—we are Garry Lowry from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lynn Chaiken from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and Tamara Lamia from ICF International. We are part of a team that conducted a rapid eight-month evaluability assessment of the Preventive …

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PD Presenters Week: Mike Trevisan and Tamara Walser on Evaluability Assessment

Hello from Mike Trevisan and Tamara Walser! Mike is Dean of the College of Education at Washington State University and Tamara is Director of Assessment and Evaluation in the Watson College of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. We’ve published, presented, and conducted workshops on evaluability assessment and are excited about our pre-conference …

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Susan Wolfe on When You Can’t Do An Evaluability Assessment

My name is Susan Wolfe and I am the owner of Susan Wolfe and Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that applies Community Psychology principles to strengthening organizations and communities. Prior to initiating my consulting practice, I was employed as an internal evaluator in more than one organization. Have you ever had a job where they …

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CP TIG Week: Hsin-Ling (Sonya) Hung on Resources for Evaluability Assessment

My name is Hsin-Ling (Sonya) Hung, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Research at the University of North Dakota (UND) and Program Co-chair for the Needs Assessment TIG. Prior to UND, I was an evaluator at the University of Cincinnati’s Evaluation Services Center. As an academic, when encountering a new topic …

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CP TIG Week: Alexis V. Marbach on Evaluability Assessment Used in Domestic Violence Programs

Hello, I am Alexis V. Marbach, MPH. As the Empowerment Evaluator for the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, I support the evaluation activities of the Centers for Disease Control DELTA FOCUS (Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances, Focusing on Outcomes for Communities United with States) Grant. The DELTA FOCUS grant, awarded to …

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CP TIG Week: Rob Fischer on The Hard Sell of Evaluability Assessment

My name is Rob Fischer, and I am a faculty member at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. I am pleased to contribute this blog post for AEA365’s focus on Evaluability Assessment. I teach evaluation to students in social work and nonprofit management and lead a number of studies …

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CP TIG Week: Jim Altschuld on Observations on Evaluability Assessment from a Practitioner

I am Jim Altschuld, a Professor Emeritus from The Ohio State University.  I know Joe Wholey (JW), the force behind EA, through attending 2 of his workshops and casual conversations.  I at first did not view the concept positively, and argued with Joe. I viewed it as being too top-down in nature.  Years later, I …

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CP TIG Week: Debra Rog on Historical Perspective on Evaluability Assessment

Hi! My name is Debra Rog and I have been interested in EA’s application and utility since grad school. I’m thrilled to contribute this blog on evaluability assessment (EA).   In fact, EA was the topic of my dissertation nearly 30 years ago!  Now, as an evaluator working at Westat, I’ve been able to use EA …

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CP TIG Week: Julianne Manchester on Evaluability Assessment in the Health Professions

My name is Julianne Manchester, Co-Program Chair for the Community Psychology TIG and the PI at Case Western Reserve University- School of Medicine for an evaluation capacity building initiative with health professionals planning educational programs.  I am pleased to be discussing Evaluability Assessment in this kick-off blog post for AEA365. What is Evaluability Assessment (EA)? …

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