Demonstrating Value -A workshop in program evaluation and measuring impact...
The four-day course will cover the principles of program evaluation and allows participants to apply the principles to their own setting and a particular project within their setting. Dr. Kaireen Chaytor, PhD will work with participants both in-class and through feedback to groups to apply the teaching to the projects designated.
Day 1: OCTOBER 21st
Day 2: NOVEMBER 4th
Day 3: NOVEMBER 18th
Day 4: DECEMBER 2nd*
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will have developed an evaluation framework, ready for implementation. Having learned the principles of preparing an evaluation plan, participants will be able to construct the evaluation for additional programs. Participants will have an appreciation for the role of evaluation in program management.
*Participants are required to commit to all four days of training.
Non profit: $250
* A select few spots (at a government rate) have been set aside for government staff who work closely and/or fund non profit agencies. For more information on these positions please contact Andrea directly at email@example.com or 902.892.2744
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Non profit organizations:
Staff /board members from nonprofit organizations who:
- have the capacity to support staff being in training for four days with additional time spent on readings and assignments
- have a commitment to developing evaluation culture and capacity within their organization.
- are working to address complex social issues in PEI
- are the individuals who have the responsibility for reporting on program/organizational achievements and outcomes
Kaireen Chaytor, PhD, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Administration, brings a background of study and work in adult education to her teaching in program evaluation. She has been responsible for a number of evaluations of and needs assessments for social, health, and education programs. She has offered workshops on program evaluation in a variety of settings, including considerable work with the non-profit sector. Kaireen has presented nationally and internationally on building evaluation capacity and on the role of evaluation theory. Most recently she has taught for the University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, in their Policy Analysis Diploma Program.
In 2003, Kaireen was recognized with the Contribution to Evaluation Theory and Practice Award by the Canadian Evaluation Society. In 2011, she was made a Fellow of the Canadian Evaluation Society. Currently, Dr. Chaytor is an Emeritus Board Member for the Canadian Evaluation Society Educational Fund and serves on the Credentialing Board for the Canadian Evaluation Society.