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Conference Tips for Newbie Evaluators

Conference Tips for Newbie Evaluators

Are you getting excited for the American Evaluation Association’s conference next week in Minneapolis? This week I’m sharing¬†conference tips for newbie evaluators and first-time conference attendees. While many of these ideas will be obvious for experienced evaluators, these ideas won’t be obvious for your coworkers…

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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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The accidental-on-purpose evaluator

The accidental-on-purpose evaluator

When I ask fellow evaluators about their career path, I’ve heard: “I stumbled into it.” “I kind of fell into it.” “I couldn’t stand research anymore.” “I wanted to do something useful.” “I wanted to influence policy decisions.” “I love math.” “I hate math. That’s…

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