Monthly archive for September2012

Managing Your Evaluation Reputation [Guest post by Patrick Germain]

Managing Your Evaluation Reputation [Guest post by Patrick Germain]

Hi evaluators!  My name is Patrick Germain and I am the Director of Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance at Project Renewal, and the Founder and Director of Performance Management Professionals, a community of practice based in New York City on issues of Performance Measurement and…

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The Evaluation Mentor: A Wish List [Guest post by Katie Aasland]

The Evaluation Mentor: A Wish List [Guest post by Katie Aasland]

Greetings, I’m Katie Aasland, and I’ve worked in the evaluation field for less than a year. I have composed a list of the traits I find most helpful as a fledgling evaluator in the hopes of fostering more of those behaviors in readers who currently…

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How can you help people when they are afraid? [Guest post by Elizabeth Silverstein]

How can you help people when they are afraid? [Guest post by Elizabeth Silverstein]

Hello Evaluation community! My name is Elizabeth Silverstein and I am probably as novice an evaluator as you will ever find. Currently I am a lowly graduate student in Public Affairs in Wisconsin, but have been spending this summer interning for a government agency in…

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Perspectives from New Evaluators

Perspectives from New Evaluators

It’s that time of year again. Stores are full of back-to-school clothes, backpacks, and school supplies. They’ll be selling Christmas decorations any day now! Newbie evaluators and recent graduates experience a back-to-school nostalgia around this time of year. We’re reflecting on what we’ve accomplished since…

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