2015 - The International Year of Evaluation


2015 - The International Year of Evaluation


In order to highlight the importance of evaluation and strengthen the evaluation capacities worldwide, 2015 was declared the International Year of Evaluation. EvalPartners , which is a multi-organization partnership that includes the American Evaluation Association, the Canadian Evaluation Society, the European Evaluation Society, private Foundations, Development Banks, and several United Nations agencies is guiding the efforts for this year. The goal is to advocate for the importance of evaluation, strengthen evaluation capacity, and promote the use of evaluation to guide thinking and decision-making. Make this the year to learn more about evaluation and the multitude of benefits it can provide.

For more information head to: http://mymande.org/evalyear/Declaring_2015_as_the_International_Year_of_Evaluation

About the Author:
Darlene Lopez, Ph.D.c is a Senior Evaluation Associate with LeCroy & Milligan Associates, Inc. She has conducted research in a number of areas including: home visitation, teacher professional development, health systems development, criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, science and media literacy, delayed language, community-based programs, alcohol education, health education, developmental disabilities, and health disparities. Ms. Lopez has extensive experience in projects that require both outcome and process evaluation.

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2015 - The International Year of Evaluation


2015 - The International Year of Evaluation


In order to highlight the importance of evaluation and strengthen the evaluation capacities worldwide, 2015 was declared the International Year of Evaluation. EvalPartners , which is a multi-organization partnership that includes the American Evaluation Association, the Canadian Evaluation Society, the European Evaluation Society, private Foundations, Development Banks, and several United Nations agencies is guiding the efforts for this year. The goal is to advocate for the importance of evaluation, strengthen evaluation capacity, and promote the use of evaluation to guide thinking and decision-making. Make this the year to learn more about evaluation and the multitude of benefits it can provide.

For more information head to: http://mymande.org/evalyear/Declaring_2015_as_the_International_Year_of_Evaluation

About the Author:
Darlene Lopez, Ph.D.c is a Senior Evaluation Associate with LeCroy & Milligan Associates, Inc. She has conducted research in a number of areas including: home visitation, teacher professional development, health systems development, criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, science and media literacy, delayed language, community-based programs, alcohol education, health education, developmental disabilities, and health disparities. Ms. Lopez has extensive experience in projects that require both outcome and process evaluation.

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