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DOVP Week: David Merves on Technology Issues in Special Education

My name is David Merves and I work for Evergreen Educational Consulting LLC (EEC), an evaluation consulting firm. A part of our practice involves evaluating federally funded, Special Education grants and programs that are intended to improve education and services for children and youth at risk of school failure or in need of special education (e.g., IDEA, …

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Dawn Hanson Smart on Reading Outside Your Field

Hi, I’m Dawn Hanson Smart, Senior Associate at Clegg & Associates, Inc. in Seattle, a consulting firm focused on planning and evaluation with nonprofits, state and local governments, tribal organizations, and foundations. I’ve been an evaluator for more than 25 years, with an eclectic mix of clients and projects. I think it is this diversity …

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Michael Quinn Patton on Using Children’s Stories to Open Up Evaluation Dialogues

Greetings colleagues. My moniker is Michael Quinn Patton and I do independent evaluation consulting under the name Utilization-Focused Evaluation, which just happens also to be the title of my main evaluation book, now in its 4th edition. I am a former AEA president. One of the challenges I’ve faced over the years, as many of …

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