• Networking,  Professional Development

    Volunteer opportunities are still available for the Canadian Evaluation Society 2022 conference!

    Are you interested in evaluation? Do you have some time to volunteer? Planning for the Canadian Evaluation Society 2022 (C2022) conference has begun. Volunteers are needed to support conference planning (e.g., planning the program and reviewing submissions, promotions and marketing, planning thematic events, managing volunteers, and completing an evaluation of the conference). Volunteering can be completed virtually and you do not have to reside within Winnipeg or Manitoba to help. The conference will be held in Winnipeg June 13-15, 2022 (pending public health restrictions). If you are interested in getting involved, please contact the conference Co-Chair, Ryan Catte at [email protected]

  • Professional Development

    Indigenous Evaluation: Foundations, Relationships, Application, and Situational Responsiveness with Dr. Nicole Bowman (Nov 30 and Dec 1)

    Indigenous Evaluation: Foundations, Relationships, Application, and Situational Responsiveness Nicole Bowman/Waapalaneexkweew (Lunaape/Mohican), Ph.D. November 30 and December 1, 2021, 2PM to 5PM Atlantic Time Beginner level-English Register via EventBrite: https://indigenous-evaluation-foundations.eventbrite.ca/ Back by popular demand, Dr. Bowman is offering a repeat of her sold-out C2021 Workshop!  Indigenous evaluation (IE) is a member of the culturally responsive evaluation family and thus framed within an Indigenous intersectionality as it relates to western evaluation. This practical and interactive workshop will facilitate learning and understanding of theories and methodologies associated with Indigenous evaluation for applied practice. Workshop participants will be shown strategies to build authentic relationships, professional practice matrices, and examples of how to co-design effective…

  • Board Updates & Notices

    Upcoming Events and Learning Opportunities (CES NS Fall Update, Part 1)

    Hello Everyone,  After a much needed break over the summer, your Canadian Evaluation Society Nova Scotia Chapter (CES NS) board is back and excited to be supporting evaluators in our province again! For those of you who may not know, your CES NS Board for 2021-2022 includes:  Dorian Watts, President Rob Assles, Vice President Clare Levin, Treasurer Zahra Take, Secretary Andrealisa Belzer, Past President, Interim Professional Development Chair, National Rep and serving on the new CES Standing Committee for Diversity Equity Inclusion and Environmental Sustainability Evan Poncelet, IT Chair Nicole Saulnier, Membership Chair Scott Christian, Member at Large Learn more about the board members here: https://cesns.ca/about/chapter_executive/ We are planning for…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Study/Discussion Group: Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Evaluation

    CES-NS is pleased to offer a study/discussion group in 2021-22 to provide Atlantic Canadian evaluators with supported learning to understand and use evaluation as a tool for decolonization, equity and sustainability. “CES recognizes that evaluators have a role to play in addressing systemic issues that affect people’s lives. Evaluators are in a position to influence the decisions of governments, non-governmental organizations, and other key service providers whose actions affect our daily realities. CES considers it part of our mandate to support evaluators in dismantling systemic and structural oppression and is actively working towards modelling inclusion, encouraging diverse perspectives and learning new ways to acknowledge and address the struggles of historically…