SUMMER EVALUATION INSTITUTE 2020

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 Workshop Schedule 

Below you will find all the courses available at Summer Evaluation Institute 2019. Click on a course title to see the full description. 

Please Note: Workshops scheduled for Monday morning and Tuesday morning have reached full capacity. Workshop space fills on a first come, first serve basis. When you register, only currently available workshops will appear for selection. If you have questions regarding the Summer Evaluation Institute schedule, please contact AEA at registration@eval.org.  

Workshop Number Workshop Name

Sunday, June 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

01 Introduction to Evaluation

Monday, June 10, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

04

Assess Before You Invest: Systematic Screening and Evaluability Assessments

06 Building Interactive Dashboards in Excel
10 Design Thinking for User-Centric Stakeholder Engagement in Evaluation
11 Evaluability Assessment Basics and Benefits
13

Evaluating the Triple Bottom Line Impacts: Assessing Private, Public, and Non-Profit Sector Programs

14 Evaluation for Social Transformation - CANCELED
18

Introduction to Communities of Practices (CoP) for Evaluators and Evaluation

21

Mixed Methods Design in Evaluation

25 Systems Thinking: Basic Concepts for Evaluation Practice
27 The Interactive Sport of Qualitative Data Analysis
28 Tools for Mapping Power and Privilege: Advancing Equity in Evaluation
29 Using the AEA Evaluator Competencies to Enhance Professional Practice
33 Strategic Check-in: Using Logic Models and Evaluation Tools for Practical and Rapid Strategizing and Strategic Planning

Monday, June 10, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

04

Assess Before You Invest: Systematic Screening and Evaluability Assessments

05

Breaking Barriers in Evaluation Capacity Building: The Power of Coaching

06

Building Interactive Dashboards in Excel

07

Collaborative Mapping: Integrating Stakeholder Knowledge for Better Program Models

08 Consulting Skills for Evaluators: An Introductory Workshop to Learn the Basics for Consulting and How to Start an Independent Practice
10 Design Thinking for User-Centric Stakeholder Engagement in Evaluation
14 Evaluation for Social Transformation - CANCELED
15 Evaluation Survey Design and Implementation: Building Skills to Balance Best Practices and Reality
23 Qualitative Evaluation Methods: Balancing Rigor, Time, and Resources
24 Reframing Evaluation Practice Through Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Psychology
28 Tools for Mapping Power and Privilege: Advancing Equity in Evaluation
32 You Built It. Why Won't They Come? Evaluation Capacity Building
34 Reflective Practice for Evaluators: What Is It. Why It Matters. Tips and Tool to Do It.

                                             
Tuesday, June 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

11 Evaluability Assessment Basics and Benefits
13 Evaluating the Triple Bottom Line Impacts: Assessing Private, Public, and Non-Profit Sector Programs
17 Fostering Cultural Competency and LGBT Diversity in Evaluation Practice
18 Introduction to Communities of Practices (CoP) for Evaluators and Evaluation
19 Introduction to Social Network Analysis for Program Evaluation
21 Mixed Methods Design in Evaluation
23 Qualitative Evaluation Methods: Balancing Rigor, Time, and Resources
24 Reframing Evaluation Practice Through Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Psychology
25 Systems Thinking: Basic Concepts for Evaluation Practice
27 The Interactive Sport of Qualitative Data Analysis
29 Using the AEA Evaluator Competencies to Enhance Professional Practice
30 Using the Essential Elements Framework to Guide Strategy Selection, Adaptation, and Evaluation

Tuesday, June 11, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

03 Adding Costs to Help Your Evaluation Get Used: Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analyses for Health and Human Services
05 Breaking Barriers in Evaluation Capacity Building: The Power of Coaching
07 Collaborative Mapping: Integrating Stakeholder Knowledge for Better Program Models
09 Creating One-Page Reports: How to Engage Busy Readers
12 Evaluating Coalitions and Collaboratives
15 Evaluation Survey Design and Implementation: Building Skills to Balance Best Practices and Reality
16 Evaluative Thinking: Principles and Practices to Enhance Evaluation Capacity and Quality
20 It's Not the Plan, It's the Planning: Strategies for Evaluation Plans and Planning
22 Placing Policies Under the Microscope: The Use of Legal Epidemiology as a Fundamental Tool for Policy Evaluation
26 The Basics of Using Theory to Improve Evaluation Practice
31 Utilization of a Racial Equity Lens to Help Guide Strategic Engagement and Evaluation
32 You Built It. Why Won't They Come? Evaluation Capacity Building

Wednesday, June 12, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

03 Adding Costs to Help Your Evaluation Get Used: Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analyses for Health and Human Services
08 Consulting Skills for Evaluators: An Introductory Workshop to Learn the Basics for Consulting and How to Start an Independent Practice
09 Creating One-Page Reports: How to Engage Busy Readers
12 Evaluating Coalitions and Collaboratives
16 Evaluative Thinking: Principles and Practices to Enhance Evaluation Capacity and Quality
17 Fostering Cultural Competency and LGBT Diversity in Evaluation Practice
19 Introduction to Social Network Analysis for Program Evaluation
20 It's Not the Plan, It's the Planning: Strategies for Evaluation Plans and Planning
22 Placing Policies Under the Microscope: The Use of Legal Epidemiology as a Fundamental Tool for Policy Evaluation
26 The Basics of Using Theory to Improve Evaluation Practice
30 Using the Essential Elements Framework to Guide Strategy Selection, Adaptation, and Evaluation
31 Utilization of a Racial Equity Lens to Help Guide Strategic Engagement and Evaluation