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In last week’s Federal News Radio interview with Kathryn Stack, Advisor for Evidence-Based Innovation at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Stack explored how fiscal austerity measures require that we understand which programs are effective and which ones are not.  Demonstrating effectiveness with rigorous research and analysis is necessary […]

Evaluation Series Part Two: Evaluation for Every Agency and Organization





This week I’ve had some great opportunities to connect and network with other evaluators.  On Wednesday, I attended Voices from the Next Generation: Insights on Evaluation from Georgia State Masters Students, an event hosted by the Atlanta Area Evaluation Association.  It’s great to hear from new and upcoming evaluators about their […]

Connecting




I recently started working with Atlanta-area Evaluation Association, my local AEA affiliate organization.  I will be lending my technical skills to help maintain their website.  If you are an evaluator and live anywhere near Atlanta, check out our upcoming events at http://www.atl-eval.org!

Web stuff with AaEA





One of my goals for this blog is to provide nonprofits, foundations, and fellow evaluators with useful “big picture” information on the evaluation process.  To this end, I recently interviewed Phil Buchanan at the Center for Effective Philanthropy about the role of evaluation in funder-grantee relationships.  CEP conducts research to […]

Interview with Phil Buchanan on Evaluation and Funder-Grantee Relationships