Evaluation Managers and Supervisors

EPE Week: Yvonne Watson on Mission Possible: Evaluation Capacity Building at EPA

Hi everyone! I’m Yvonne M. Watson, a Program Analyst in the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Evaluation Support Division (ESD). As chair of the American Evaluation Association’s Environmental Program Evaluation Topical Interest Group, I invite you to learn more about evaluation and environmental issues this week. Evaluation units across the federal government vary in …

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Frank Meintjies on How Evaluation and Strategic Planning Go Together

My name is Frank Meintjies and I work as a consultant in South Africa. While most of my evaluation work has related to poverty reduction initiatives, I have also undertaken evaluation work on HIV and AIDS programmes. Evaluation and strategic planning are so closely linked. Some organisations want to dive in to strategic planning without doing a …

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Corinna Souza on Wikis for Collaboration

I am Corinna Souza and I am an evaluator at evalutechnica. Our small firm works primarily with regional school districts. Lately, I’ve been on the lookout for tools to help my evaluation team work collaboratively. There are four of us, working from two different offices, plus our key liaison to the schools with which we …

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Scribing: Lisa Dillman on Taking Control of Your Evaluation Career

My name is Lisa Dillman and I am a graduate student at UCLA. I served as a session scribe at Evaluation 2010, and attended session number 529: Taking Control of Your Evaluation Career. I chose to attend this skill building workshop because I have both a research and personal interest in how people come to …

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Internal Eval Week: Anthony Kim on Balancing Dual Roles as an Internal Evaluator

Hello, my name is Anthony Kim, and I am a doctoral candidate in Policy, Organization, Measurement, and Evaluation at U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. Prior to Berkeley, I worked at an Education nonprofit as a program manager that had to fill a dual role as internal evaluator of my program. As might be expected, …

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Michelle Jay on Lessons Learned in Acquiring Stakeholder Feedback

My name is Michelle Jay and I am an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina. I am an independent evaluator and also an evaluation consultant with Evaluation, Assessment and Policy Connections (EvAP) in the School of Education at UNC-Chapel Hill. Currently I serve with Rita O’Sullivan as Directors of AEA’s Graduate Education Diversity Internship …

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