Sheila Robinson

Saying good-bye to #Eval19 by Sheila B Robinson

Greetings evaluator friends and colleagues! I’m Sheila B Robinson, AEA365 Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor, coming to you on Friday this time, and already starting to reflect on Evaluation 2019 as it nears its close. Many of us arrived in Minneapolis, MN for pre-conference workshops on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, and others streamed in …

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Silence is Golden – How to find stillness in the chaos by Melissa Chapman Haynes and the MNEA Board of Directors

Welcome to Day 1 of Evaluation 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota from the Minnesota Evaluation Association, a local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association. I am Melissa Chapman Haynes here with the MNEA Board of Directors. Minnesota is proud of its strong evaluation community and we are celebrating the convergence of the evaluation world in our …

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Inspiring data excitement at Evaluation 2019 by Tia Bastian and Carolina De La Rosa Mateo

Hi! We are Tia Bastian and Carolina De La Rosa Mateo at Professional Data Analysts (PDA), a public health evaluation firm based in Minneapolis, MN. We look forward to meeting many of you at the annual AEA conference this week! Have you ever had that feeling of sheer giddiness when you get your first peek …

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A place for solitude, community, and healing for attendees who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Color (IBPOC) at Evaluation 2019! by Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Bidabinikwe, Leah Peoples, Geri Lynn Peak, Ivan Lopez, Vidhya Shanker, and Dane Verret

Happy Evaluation 2019! This post, and the space that it discusses, were created collaboratively by and on behalf of members of the evaluation community who have experienced exclusion and harm in professional spaces and in cooperation with AEA: Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Bidabinikwe of AEA’s IPE TIG and the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center; Leah Peoples of the …

A place for solitude, community, and healing for attendees who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Color (IBPOC) at Evaluation 2019! by Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Bidabinikwe, Leah Peoples, Geri Lynn Peak, Ivan Lopez, Vidhya Shanker, and Dane Verret Read More »

National Native American Heritage Month and Active Reflection During Evaluation 2019 by Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro

Aaniin indinawemaaganag! (Hello colleagues/relatives!) I’m Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro, a Doctoral student in Evaluation Studies at the University of Minnesota, Health Educator/Evaluator at Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, and Program Co-Chair for the Indigenous Peoples in Evaluation TIG.  I hope this post finds you amidst safe travels to brisk Minnesota (seriously, bring a warm jacket) or enjoying …

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#Eval19: Enjoy YOUR learning and help extend opportunities for OUR learning! by Sheila B Robinson

Hello AEA365-ers! We’re coming up on an exciting week – Evaluation 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. I’m Sheila B Robinson, Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor, and I have a favor to ask… The 1960s television show Mission Impossible always began with the line “Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is…” Well, today, I …

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TRE TIG Week: Approaches to community engagement in evaluation research to improve translation: Lessons learned from the field by Christina Welter

My name is Christina Welter and I am a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Health Policy and Administration Division and the Interim Director of the DrPH in Leadership at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health (UIC SPH). One of my areas of focus and passion includes exploring how community engagement in …

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TRE TIG Week: Community Engagement Support Metrics within Translational Research

 Hi, I’m Grisel M. Robles-Schrader, Director of Evaluation and Stakeholder-Academic Resource Panels (ShARPs) and Director of the Applied Practice Experience at Northwestern University. I am also co-chair of the Latinx Responsive Evaluation Discourse (La RED) TIG. Hi, I’m Keith Herzog, Administrative Director and Assistant Director of Evaluation, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) and …

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TRE TIG Week: Development and evaluation of a consistent rating tool for knowledge uptake and use: The Knowledge Uptake and Utilization Tool (KUUT) by Kelly Skinner

I am Dr. Kelly Skinner, an independent evaluation consultant and Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo (UW) and program lead for the Master of Health Evaluation, and Jasmin Bhawra, a PhD Candidate at UW and evaluation consultant with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. Our evaluation …

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