• Networking,  Professional Development

    Wednesday Webinar (Dec 16): Compassion, Resiliency, and Humility in Evaluation with Yasser Ismail, CE

    The Maritime Chapters are thrilled to welcome Yasser Ismail, C.E., as the featured guest at the next Wednesday Webinar on Dec. 16 at 12 pm (AST). Yasser will lead participants on a journey of self-awareness through a series of Reflective Practice exercises. These exercises will invite you to cultivate compassion, resilience, and humility in your evaluation practice by bringing awareness to the dynamic, context-sensitive nature of dimensions of privilege and systemic discrimination in our daily lives.   Event registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckceCurzwqHtfccT8vj05ZHpZhkTz_r6Jy This webinar will support the following Core Competencies for evaluation practice: Reflective Practice 1.7: Uses self-awareness and reflective thinking to continually improve practice. Situational Practice 3.2: Identifies stakeholders’ needs and…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    “Evaluating in the Time of COVID: Best Practice Sharing Session I” (Jan 13), hosted by CES-NL

    Please see below for info on a session being held by CES Newfoundland on January 13th, 2021, entitled Evaluating in the Time of COVID: Best Practice Sharing Session I. Date: Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 Time: Noon to 1 p.m. NST Facilitator: Allison Mullaly Location: Zoom Registration Deadline: Friday, January 8th, 2021 Registration Cost: FREE to CES-NL (or National) Members *Non-members can purchase a CES-NL Membership to attend (CES-NL Membership: $25 regular /$10 student) Content: COVID-19 has impacted our lives and our work. Much (if not all) data collection is being conducted virtually these days; how has that impacted your evaluation work? Have you begun using different methodologies in your practice? What have…

  • Networking

    Reminder (this Wed!): Meet and Greet with CES National President Dr. Doaa Saddek, CE

    Update (December 8, 2020): A recording of the event is now available: https://youtu.be/pcYl6WYnZaU CES Nova Scotia is delighted to host a meet and greet webinar with Dr. Doaa Saddek, our new National President, on Dec. 2 at noon Atlantic time (11 EST). This event is part of a series of free online “Wednesday Webinars” that launched this fall in collaboration with CES PEI and CES NB. To receive notifications of upcoming webinars in this series as well as other opportunities, please subscribe to the CESNS blog! All webinars in this series welcome participation in French and English. Event registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrcOiqrj4jE9VbT0RtSkJTXwH1YeNZvn_A Dr. Doaa Saddek became President of CES on July 1,…

  • Contracts & Jobs

    RFP Opportunity: Tamarack Institute – Communities Building Youth Futures

    Tamarack Institute recently posted an RFP for an Evaluation Consultant to support work on their Communities Building Youth Futures Collective Impact strategy. This RFP is for a bilingual consultant and knowledge and experience in Collective Impact, social innovation, or community development is an asset. For more information, please visit the links below. Link on Tamarack’s website: https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/joinourteam English posting: https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/hubfs/Administration/Job%20Descriptions/EN%20RFP%20Evaluation%20Consultant%20Final.pdf French posting: https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/hubfs/Administration/Job%20Descriptions/FR%20RFP%20Evaluation%20Consultant%20Final.pdf

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    The next CES-NS Journal Club meeting is Dec 14th! “Developmental Evaluation: Building Innovations in Complex Environments”

    Given the interest and positive feedback received for the inaugural Journal Club meet-up last month, we’ll be squeezing a December session in before the holiday season! Please read on for further info. The Professional Development Committee of the Nova Scotia Chapter of CES is holding a discussion on the journal article: “Developmental Evaluation: Building Innovations in Complex Environments” Michael C. Fagan, et al. Health Promotion Practice. 2011: VOL 12, No 5, pages 645-650. The discussion will be hosted by Rob Chatwin, CE on Monday, December 14 th, 12:00 – 1:00PM (AST) via zoom. Journal Club remains limited to CES members in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. The…