Multiethnic Issues in Evaluation

MIE TIG Week: Much Ado about Privilege by Fatima Zahra

My name is Fatima Zahra, an evaluator and educator from Bangladesh. Having spent over six years evaluating various public interventions and policies in education, health and agriculture, I am currently enjoying teaching research methodology and education development at Penn. During my time in the field, I learned about ethical evaluation practices, which align closely with …

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MIE TIG Week: Lessons Learned as Evaluators in Urban Education: Part 2 by Leah Peoples and Monique Liston

We are Monique Liston, PhD. and Leah Peoples, PhD., evaluators that work in Urban Education. This blog continues the conversation from yesterday about the debt educational institutions owe to youth who have been marginalized. Today, we’ll focus on orienting our work as evaluators as a part of those same educational institutions. In other words, evaluators’ …

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MIE TIG Week: Race and Class Exemplars from the GEDI15 Alumni Reflections Panel at EVAL17 by Frances Carter-Johnson

Greetings, I am Frances Carter-Johnson, an Education Data Scientist responsible for evaluation, data analysis and building data analytic capacity within the National Science Foundation’s Division for Human Resource Development in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources. To continue to move the Race and Class Dialogue forward, I want to take this opportunity to highlight …

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MIE TIG Week: Lessons Learned as Evaluators in Urban Education: Part 1 by Monique Liston and Leah Peoples

We are Monique Liston, Ph.D. and Leah Peoples, Ph.D., and we are evaluators that work in Urban Education. We have a two part blog post dedicated to breaking down the debts owed to historically marginalized people. The conversations on the “achievement gap” permeate critical dialogues about race in the field of education. This discourse limits …

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MIE TIG Week: Building on the AEA Dialogues on Race and Class in America by Melvin Hall

Greetings, I am Melvin Hall, Professor of Educational Psychology at Northern Arizona University, a recent AEA Board Member, and moderator of the recently completed dialogue series. I am pleased to have been asked to kick off this week of posts from the MIE TIG. Rad Resource #1: An Evaluation Voice from the Past For years, …

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THE WISCONSIN IDEA IN ACTION by Nicole Bowman

Koolamalsi njoos (Hello Colleagues/Friends).  I’m Nicole Bowman (Mohican/Lunaape) a culturally responsive (CR) and Indigenous Evaluator (CRIE) at the WI Center for Education Research (WEC and LEAD Center) and President/Evaluator at Bowman Performance Consulting, all located in Wisconsin. In 1905, the President of UW, Charles Van Hise, provided the foundation for what has become fundamental to …

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MSI Fellowship Week: Art Hernandez on Cultural Responsiveness and Community Relationships

My name is Art Hernandez and I am a Professor and Dean at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. I participated in one of the very early yearlong experiences as an AEA MSI Fellow and have served as the Director for several cohorts most recently this past year. I serve and have served as evaluator and …

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MSI Fellowship Week: The Contribution of Community Psychology to Understanding Cultural Competence in Practice

Greetings. My name is Tiffeny Jimenez and I identify first as a Community Psychologist (CP). I am also an Assistant Professor of the Community Psychology Doctoral program at National Louis University in Chicago. As a CP, I inherently very quickly identify inequalities, injustices, and potential for collaboration where others may be more likely to see …

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MSI Fellowship Week: Tamarah Moss on An Integrative Approach for Culturally Competent Evaluation: Moving from Organizational Statements to Practice

Greetings from Washington, DC! My name is Tamarah Moss and I am an Assistant Professor with Howard University School of Social Work and an AEA MSI Fellow with experience in program monitoring and evaluation, as well as teaching graduate practice evaluation courses. When I started to work on this AEA365 blog entry, my thought process began …

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