• 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,  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…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Registration is open for the 5th EvalYouth Virtual Conference (Nov 21)

    From the EvalYouth website: With the theme of “Evaluation for Transformation and Social Change,” the 5th EvalYouth Conference is a 1-day virtual conference that seeks to build the evaluation capabilities of individuals focusing especially on Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs) but open for all members of the evaluation community and other interested professionals. The conference will be held on the 21st of November 2020, from 12:00 to 16:00 (GMT). Speakers and presenters are distinguished leaders, scholars, and practitioners from the evaluation community. To register for the conference (at no cost), visit:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScetjZ397ewlEv9vQJe9f91pbi3hbU9kpNGJCWutZHL5afZoA/viewform. More info in the conference poster below and in EvalYouth’s recent announcement.

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Launch of the CES-NS Journal Club (Nov 18)!

    The Professional Development Committee of the Nova Scotia Chapter of CES is holding a discussion of a journal article: “Building evaluative culture in community services: Caring for evidence”, by John Mayne In Evaluation and Program Planning 2017.  The discussion will be hosted by Rob Chatwin, CE. This session will be held via zoom on Wednesday, November 18, 12:00-1:00pm (AST). This is the first session of this format, so it is limited to CES members.  Please register for this session on the link below, and the article, with discussion questions, and joining instructions will be sent to you.https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcOmgqz8iEtDdptLxnc0XfZxiIfqXDu1S We look forward to seeing many of  you at this informative session.