• Contracts & Jobs

    Employment Opportunity: Senior Evaluation Consultant with the Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration

    The Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration (LSI) is hiring a Senior Evaluation Consultant. This is a term position with Nova Scotia Government. The closing date for applications is ​February 13, 2023. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.novascotia.ca/job/HALIFAX-Senior-Evaluation-Consultant-%28Program-Admin-Officer-4%29-NS-B3J-3K5/567277117/

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Call for Applications for Members of the CES Credentialing Board

    The Canadian Evaluation Society is accepting applications to join the CES Credentialing Board (CES-CB). The CES-CB is the decision-making body for the Professional Designation Program. CES-CB members are tasked with considering the merits of members’ applications for Credentialed Evaluator status, through confidential review, and making fair, timely, and objective decisions on applications and appeals for the designation using guidelines and criteria established by CES National Board. This call is open to all who meet both of the following eligibility requirements: Note that the Credentialing Board has the authority to accept nominations and recommend individuals who do not fully meet these criteria in order to enable an appropriately diverse composition of…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Last call for 2023 CES Conference proposals!

    Time is almost up to submit a proposal for the 2023 CES Conference! Please see the below message from the conference co-chairs. Our thanks to everyone who has already submitted a proposal for the C2023 conference. For those of you who are still brainstorming their topic or tinkering with their proposal text, don’t forget that the deadline to submit a proposal is January 23, 2023 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (there will be no extension!). Everyone is invited to submit and we welcome contributions from all practicing evaluators and evaluation theorists, including students, emerging evaluators, Indigenous evaluators, academics, and other evaluation colleagues from around the world. The conference organizing committee is committed to supporting…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Fireside Chat #2 – Exploring Blue Marble Evaluation’s Mini-Series: Utilization-Focused Evaluation (Feb 14 @ 3pm AST)

    CES-NS will be hosting its next Fireside Chat on February 14, 2023, 3-4pm AST! Join us for a discussion on the following Utilization-Focused Evaluation Webinar: Principle 1 – Contextualize (March 2022) at https://youtu.be/gmr35dW4WTI. We ask that you watch the video in advance and join us and spark some conversation about contextualizing evaluation! Please see the below poster for more info. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3ZB5Vie. For any questions, please contact [email protected] Also a reminder that the next CES-NS Journal Club on assessing equity and professionalism in Evaluation is on January 24 @ 12:05pm: https://cesns.ca/2023/01/11/ces-ns-journal-club-assessing-equity-and-professionalism-in-evaluation-jan-24-1205pm-ast.

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Journal Club: Assessing Equity and Professionalism in Evaluation (Jan 24 @ 12:05pm AST)

    Join us for the first Journal Club meeting of 2023. In this session, we will discuss two articles (linked here):– Assessing Equity in the Provision of Community Based Health Services: A Post-Mortem Analysis– Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators Please see the below poster for more info. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3X3h1e6 Please read either of both articles in advance, and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators!