stakeholder engagement

HPEER TIG Week: Mapping Assessments to Licensing Exam Content Areas Utilizing the Model for Collaborative Evaluation by Davina M. DeVries

Greetings fellow evaluators! I am Davina M. DeVries, Learning and Development Manager for the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy (COP). In my spare time I am a PhD student in the Measurement, Research, and Evaluation program, focusing on educational program evaluation. The college of pharmacy asked me to develop and evaluate the system …

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CEA Week: Evaluating Community Engagement Support & Resources by Grisel M. Robles-Schrader and Keith A. Herzog

We are Grisel M. Robles-Schrader and Keith A. Herzog of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. The Center for Community Health (CCH), which is one of 10 centers and programs within NUCATS, is specifically charged with offering support and resources to catalyze and support meaningful community and academic engagement across the research …

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Rad Resources for Connecting with Stakeholders by Sheila B Robinson

Hello aea365 readers! I’m Sheila B Robinson, aea365 Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor. This past week, I taught courses at AEA’s Summer Evaluation Institute in Atlanta, GA. One of my courses, It’s Not the Plan, it’s the Planning: Strategies for Evaluation Plans and Planning fills up every year. In this course, participants learn: How …

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Our Story is Their Story: Increasing community engagement in project monitoring in the community of Tumbit Melayu in Berau, Indonesia by Miki Tsukamoto

Hello AEA members! My name is Miki Tsukamoto and I am a Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Video has proved to be a useful data collection tool to engage communities to share their feedback on the impact of projects and programmes in the International …

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SEA PD Week: Enhancing Data Collection Through Effective Stakeholder Relationships by Jennifer Johnson

Hi, I am Jennifer Johnson. I am the Director of the Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management for the Florida Department of Health. I want to discuss how improving stakeholder relationships can improve data collection. In most evaluations, collection of quantitative and qualitative data forms a critical aspect of stakeholder engagement and relationships. …

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SEA PD Week: Putting the Pieces Together: Effective Stakeholder Communication by Nancy Bridier

Greetings, AEA365 Readers! I am Dr. Nancy Bridier, Senior Doctoral Adjunct at Grand Canyon University, Public Sector Representative, and Board Member for the Southeast Evaluation Association (SEA). I am also an Independent Consultant based in the Florida panhandle. Communication with our clients is part of our practice, but are we communicating effectively? I would like …

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Deeply Involving Clients in Designing and Executing Evaluation Studies by Ryan Evans

My name is Ryan Evans and I’m a research associate at Wilder Research, a nonprofit research firm based in Minnesota. At Wilder Research, I work primarily with small- and medium-sized nonprofits in the Twin Cities. When working with smaller clients, it is paramount to deeply involve them in planning and doing the evaluation to ensure …

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Labor Day week: The Labor of Evaluation: Stakeholder Engagement’s a Balancing Act by Kellie Hall and Emmalou Norland

Hello! We are Kellie Hall, from the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO), and Emmalou Norland, from Cedarloch Research, LLC. We have worked in consort as internal and external evaluators on public health programs. During our time together, evaluation has been growing in popularity within the non-profit sector—and with that, so has …

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Reflections from a snowy day indoors by Liz Zadnik

Happy Saturday, folks!  I’m Liz Zadnik, aea365’s Outreach Coordinator.  I live in the Mid-Atlantic region of the country and was snowed in a few weeks ago.  The storm wasn’t as bad as it could have been (for us…thankfully), but I had a chance to spend some time catching up on my reading resolution.   Rad …

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Internal Eval Week: Using Data Placemats to facilitate Learning Conversations in Nonprofit Settings by Laura Beals and Barbara Perry

Hi! We are Laura Beals, Director, and Barbara Perry, Evaluation Manager, of the Department of Evaluation and Learning at Jewish Family and Children’s Service Boston, a multi-service nonprofit in Massachusetts. At Eval 2015, we learned about “Data Placemats” from Veena Pankaj of the Innovation Network. Recently, we held several placemat-focused “Learning Conversations” with one of …

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