Multiethnic Issues in Evaluation

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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LA RED Week: Efrain Gutierrez on Six Good Practices for Evaluators Working with Latino Communities in the US

This is Efrain Gutierrez with FSG. In the last three years, I’ve had the privilege of evaluating the Lumina Latino Student Success effort, an effort to increase college attainment among Latina/os in thirteen communities in the US using a collaborative place-based approach. Through my interaction with grantees and beneficiaries I have learned a few good …

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LA RED TIG Week: Asma Ali on Urban Planning, Evaluation and Latino Communities

Hello! I’m Asma Ali, Director of Evaluation, Measurement, and Assessment at the American Society for Clinical Pathology and President of the Chicagoland Evaluation Association. Urban areas in the United States are becoming increasingly diverse. Urban development efforts, urban sprawl, and other policies in U.S. cities during the last decade have caused racial demographic shifts in areas surrounding …

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LA RED TIG Week: Maria Jimenez and Andrea Guajardo on Getting Involved in One of AEA’s Newest TIGs

We are Dr. Maria Jimenez, Independent Evaluation Consultant in Los Angeles, CA, and Andrea Guajardo, MPH, Director of Community Health at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, TX, core members of the newly formed LARED TIG network. The inaugural business meeting of the LA RED TIG was held at AEA 2015 in Chicago. …

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LA RED TIG Week: Art Hernandez on Latina/o Evaluation – Fight or Flight

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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