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LAWG Week: A Culture of Learning by Myron Marshall

Hello evaluators and philanthropists. I’m Myron Marshall, a National Urban Fellow and soon to be MPA graduate. Over the last 9 months I have grown, learning from new experiences. Specifically, I have been introduced to the profession of evaluation and the philanthropic community. Through my fellowship program, I have also experienced a new city, Cleveland. …

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LAWG Week: Welcome to Cleveland LAWG Week! By Lana Rucks

Greetings! I’m Lana Rucks, Principal Consultant with The Rucks Group. I serve as the current President of the Ohio Program Evaluators’ Group (OPEG) and Chair of the Cleveland Local Arrangement Working Group (LAWG). OPEG and the Cleveland LAWG are looking forward to welcoming you to Cleveland this fall! In the blogs this week, we are …

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LAWG Week: Come to Evaluation 2017 ready to learn and ready to act! By Rodney Hopson

My name is Rodney Hopson, former AEA President and current Program Director (with Brandi Gilbert) of the AEA Graduate Education Diversity Internship (GEDI) Program, which is currently housed in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University where I am faculty in the education policy program. I am excited to welcome colleagues …

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LAWG Week: Learning about Evaluation Users and Uses by Yvonne M. Watson

Hello everyone!  Yvonne M. Watson here.  I’m a long-time member (almost 15 years) of AEA and a doctoral student at The George Washington University’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.  I’d like to share a few brief lessons learned on the topic of Evaluation Users and Evaluation Use, one of four focus areas …

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LAWG Week: Learning From Others by Teresa Derrick-Mills

Hi, I am Teresa Derrick-Mills, a researcher and evaluator at the Urban Institute in DC. I love learning and researching at the intersections of policy and practice, research and translation to practice, and issues or problems that invite a multi-disciplinary or multi-policy area approach. Today, I am here to spark your interest in the Evaluation …

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LAWG Week: Learning “What Works and Why?” by Estelle Raimondo and Karol Olejniczak

Greetings! We are Estelle Raimondo, an Evaluation Specialist at the World Bank, and Karol Olejniczak, an Associate Professor at the University of Warsaw. Like most of you we are evaluation nerds and we can’t wait to join thousands of you in DC in November to learn about “what works and why.” We had the opportunity …

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LAWG Week: Learning about AEA’s Draft Competencies by Susan Tucker

This is Susan Tucker, Treasurer of AEA and an independent evaluator (Evaluation & Development Associates LLC). As a member of AEA’s Competencies Task Force, I welcome you all to learn more about the task force’s progress at Evaluation 2017. Our 16 member task force led by Jean King was charged by AEA’s Board in 2015 …

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LAWG Week: From Learning to Action: Learning Before, During, and After the 2017 AEA Conference by Kathryn Newcomer and David Bernstein

We are Kathryn Newcomer, Director of the Trachtenberg School for Public Policy and Administration at The George Washington University (GWU) and 2017 AEA President, and David Bernstein, CEO of DJB Evaluation Consulting and 2017 AEA Conference Program Co-chair. We have been exploring the relationship between evaluation and learning for over 35 years. David was part …

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LAWG Week: EvalAction 2017 by Brian Yoder

My name is Brian Yoder, and I am the Director of Assessment, Evaluation, and Institutional Research at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). I also serve as chair of EvalAction 2017, which is co-sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Evaluation Policy Task Force (EPTF) and Washington Evaluations (WE). This initiative coordinates AEA members …

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LAWG Week: Evaluation Without Borders: Giving Back During Evaluation 2017 by Giovanni Dazzo

Hi, I’m Giovanni Dazzo, Program Committee Chair for Washington Evaluators (WE) and Chair of the Local Arrangements Working Group for Evaluation 2017. Last year at Evaluation 2016 in Atlanta, we learned that the Atlanta-area Evaluation Association (AaEA) piloted a pro bono evaluation program. This program connects AaEA members with nonprofits in their area by offering …

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