Elizabeth DiLuzio

Internal Eval TIG Week: Offering Free Workshops to Build Internal Evaluation Capacity within Organizations by Danelle Marable

Hello!  I’m Danelle Marable, and I’m the Director of Evaluation and Data for the Beth Israel Lahey Health Community Benefits team.  We are a health system with 13 hospitals in Eastern Massachusetts.  We support internal programs and external organizations that address access to care and the social determinants of health. When I started my new …

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Internal Eval TIG Week: Recipe for Success: Reflections of an Internal Evaluator 43 Years Later by Stanley Capela

My name is Stanley Capela. I am an applied sociologist who currently is the Vice President for Quality Management and Corporate Compliance Officer for HeartShare Human Services of New York. I am also a Commissioner, Team Leader and Peer Reviewer for the Council on Accreditation. I have been an internal evaluator for the past 43 …

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Taking Time for Intentional Questions in Your Practice by Jenna Sethi

Hi! My name is Jenna Sethi (she/her), Founder & Principal Consultant of Informed Change. I am an applied qualitative researcher and evaluator helping (mostly) youth-serving organizations to achieve their goals by centering stories as data for change. I am also a community faculty member in the Youth Studies program in the School of Social Work …

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Using the CIPP Evaluation Model’s 26 Checklists to Plan and Guide Evaluations by Guili Zhang

Greetings everyone! I’m Guili Zhang, Department Chair and Professor of Research & Evaluation Methodology at East Carolina University. I am also honored to be Co-Author (with Daniel Stufflebeam) of the CIPP Evaluation Model book, Board of Directors member of the American Evaluation Association,   Advisory Board member of the American Journal of Evaluation (AJE). Over …

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Systemic Design Thinking for Evaluation of Social Innovations: a PD for Intermediate and Advanced Evaluators by Jan Noga

Hi! My name is Jan Noga and I am the owner of Pathfinder Evaluation and Consulting in Cincinnati, Ohio. Like many of you, I’m always on the lookout for good PD opportunities. Yet, as an advanced evaluator, I struggle to find PDs that are designed for my level of practice. Well, I’m here to share …

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The Many Purposes of Evaluability Assessment by Mike Trevisan and Tamara Walser

Hello, we are Mike Trevisan and Tamara Walser. Mike is a Dean and Professor at Washington State University and Tamara is a Professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. We are excited to provide a workshop on evaluability assessment (EA) as part of the upcoming AEA Eval2021 conference. We have written an aea365blog post …

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New Directions for Utilization-Focused Evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton and Charmagne E. Campbell-Patton

We are Michael Quinn Patton, founder and original author of Utilization-Focused Evaluation, and Charmagne E. Campbell-Patton, Director of Organizational Development and Evaluation for our Utilization-Focused Evaluation consulting practice. We are father-daughter and evaluation partners. A major challenge in designing and carrying out evaluations in these turbulent times is dealing with complexity. In working with intended …

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Twitter’s Conference Takeaways by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy conference week! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio, lead curator of AEA365. Couldn’t make it to the AEA conference this year but would still like to connect with and learn from the community? The Twitterverse has got you. While nothing is comparable to attending yourself, there’s a mighty cadre of live Tweeters who share their favorite quotes, …

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Tips for Navigating a Virtual Conference by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy conference week! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio, lead curator for AEA365. Today, let’s talk about ways to get the most out of a conference. Go broad – Identify a few topics you would like to learn more about. These could be methods you’ve heard evaluators mention that piqued your curiosity, topics you’ve read about in AEA365 …

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Decolonizing Evaluation Week: Unearthing Evaluation’s Roots by Albertina Lopez, Aisha Rios, Sheri Scott, Vidhya Shanker, Libby Smith, and Carolyn Camman

Hello! We are an interdependent coalition of illegitimate, invalid, alien, non-conforming, under-represented folx committed to collective liberation (in no hierarchical order): Albertina Lopez, Aisha Rios, Sheri Scott, Vidhya Shanker, Libby Smith, and Carolyn Camman. We are six of eight organizers who have been collaboratively contributing our labor to challenge the perpetuation of whiteness in and …

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