Getting to Outcomes: Program Evaluation I of III

A thoughtfull process is required to develop a program evaluation plan.  Attend this series and utilize the class time to create a tailored evaluation plan for your specific program. 

The series builds on the information and logic model created during Program Evaluation: Telling Your Story, May 15, 2012.

Focusing & Planning Your Evaluation
May 30, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Using you program's story, you will learn how to create an evaluation plan.  During this session, you will use your program's story to begin planning your evaluation.  Activities will address developing a program description, the evaluation purpose, guiding questions, and identifying your evaluation stakeholders.

Linking Guiding Questions to Evaluation Approach
June 19, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Planning your evaluation continues as you learn about engaging participants in your study; considering your guiding questions to select the most appropriate evaluation instrument; designing and collecting data with various instruments; and, analyzing your data.  Data collection methods to be discussed are surveys, interviews, document review, and observation.

Reporting & Communicating Evaluation Findings
July 17, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This session will cover strategies and techniques for communicating and reporting to your stakeholders about your evaluation's progress and findings.  We will also discuss techniques and provide tools to help you manage and budget for your evaluation.

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Program Directors and Executive Directors that want to demonstrate outcomes in meaningful ways to their constituents.

Dr. Patty Emord has over twenty years experience working with community and nonprofit organizations, health professionals, academic settings, and private corporations. A strong facilitator with good interpersonal skills, Patty has experience in facilitating organizational change and development, instructional design, providing training, and program evaluations. In her approach to projects, Patty stresses the importance of seeking stakeholder participation in organizational initiatives to yield useful and productive outcomes.

Linda Colón is an instructional design and evaluation consultant with over fifteen years of experience working in diverse educational program settings. Ms. Colón has a Master’s degree in education from the University of New Mexico with an emphasis in language, literacy and sociocultural studies. She is currently pursuing a doctorate at UNM in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technologies (OLIT) with an interest in interdisciplinary team collaboration, and organizational performance and evaluation.

Carla Forrest, Ph.D. is a Quality Business Systems Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories where she facilitates and leads team efforts to establish and monitor quality management systems, supports operational planning and deployment initiatives, and helps develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement.  Carla participated in the Sandia Sponsored University Programs for ten years, while working full time, and upon graduation in 2006, received distinction for her Doctoral degree in Organizational Learning and Strategic Knowledge Management from the University of New Mexico.

May 30th, 2012 9:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Phone: 505-247-3671
for 3 Sessions, includes lunch $ 150.00

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