Archive of: October, 2014

  • Annual Fundraiser Lunch for Literacy Connects of Tucson

    Annual Fundraiser Lunch for Literacy Connects of Tucson Packed house at the Literacy Connects annual fundraiser lunch! LeCroy & Milligan Associates was happy to have sponsored a table for the second year in a row. Aside from being one of our important clients, this nonprofit provides numerous literacy services to the families of Tucson. It’s a great cause and we are proud supporters!

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  • Measuring Program Outcomes: Too Often we Use the Wrong Measures

    Measuring Program Outcomes: Too Often we Use the Wrong Measures One of the biggest challenges facing the program evaluator is finding a good outcome measure. This is the bread and butter of program evaluation. To demonstrate that a program is beneficial one must measure outcomes, that is, capture the change that takes place with participants. Whatever changes that take place they must be measured and quantified.

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  • United Way Days of Caring Event with the Ishashitaa Refugee Network

    United Way Days of Caring Event with the Ishashitaa Refugee Network This year, LeCroy & Milligan Associates signed up to work with the Ishashitaa Refugee Network for the annual "Days of Caring" event with United Way. We joined United Nations refugees for a morning of harvesting and learning about fall food resources. Pumpkins and squash, highly nutritious and long-lasting, go to waste in the USA by the millions of pounds each year.

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  • Using Implementation Science to Measure Fidelity

    Using Implementation Science to Measure Fidelity A fundamental need of programs that use evidence-based practices is to assess whether or not the practice (such as a school curriculum or a home visitation model) is delivered with fidelity. "James Bell Associates (2009) defines fidelity as “the extent to which the delivery of an intervention adheres to the protocol or program model as intended by the developers of the intervention.”

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