• Networking,  Professional Development

    Get ready to submit your proposals to C2023!

    Proposals will soon be accepted for the 2023 CES Conference! Please see the below message from the conference co-chairs. The 2023 CES Conference Organizing Committee announces that it will publish proposal guidelines for workshops, papers and thematic breakfasts on November 30. These guidelines will emphasize the importance of linking proposals to the theme and sub-themes of the conference, clarify expectations around cultural appropriation, outline expectations for the natural environment, identify the process for completing a proposal, and list the information required and assessment criteria for each type of proposal. The call for proposals will open on December 7, 2022 and close on January 23, 2023. Other important dates marking the…

  • Professional Development

    What are the CES Competencies and What Do They Mean? (Nov 16 @ 6 pm AST)

    The CES Student & Emerging Evaluator Network is hosting a session, “What are the CES Competencies and What Do They Mean?” This session will be held on November 16 at 5 pm ET (6 pm AST) as part of the Network’s Content and Connect series. From the CES website: This session will provide an overview of the competencies and why they exist, followed by break-out rooms to discuss how competencies are used in practice, what your experiences look like so far, and why these are important to the field of evaluation in Canada. We will be joined by seasoned evaluators who will share their experience integrating the competencies into their…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    CES 2022 Post-Conference Recap (June 27, 12-1 ADT)

    You’re invited to join folks from the Atlantic Canada CES chapters to discuss impressions and lessons from the CES 2022 National Conference in Winnipeg held earlier in June. This online event will be hosted by CES New Brunswick President, Katerina Lysenko, on June 27 from 12-1 pm ADT. Registration is open to everyone, including those who were not able to attend the conference. Please register (free of charge) at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ces-2022-post-conference-recap-tickets-365986002987

  • Professional Development

    REMINDER: CES-NS Journal Club (June 23) – Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubJune 23, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtcu6qrDMuE9BqvimMACHsPaPx_LaXoaFz CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. We had to postpone last month’s Journal Club session and did not get to discuss that month’s article (apologies!). So this month, we will be picking back up with the same article from the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators. Article abstract: The professionalization of evaluation means different things to different people, and…

  • Professional Development

    Asking for a Friend: Sneak Peek at the C2022 Fellow’s Plenary (Working Nation to Nation: Using Evaluation as a Path to Truth and Reconciliation)

    This final edition of #evalAFF offers a sneak peek at the C2022 Fellow’s Plenary. Also, today (June 3) is the last day to apply for Chapter assistance for virtual registration (details below)! This month, Andrealisa completes her term as acting Professional Development Chair with CESNS, and this season of the #evalAFF series, in anticipation of welcoming new volunteers into available Board positions at the June 22 CESNS AGM.   To kick off Indigenous History Month, Andrealisa dedicates the Asking for a Friend YouTube video to answering questions that she will be discussing with collaborators on the C2022 Fellows Plenary Panel in Winnipeg this month on Working Nation to Nation (abstract below),…