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    Volunteer Opportunities with CES NS & Save the Date for the CES NS AGM

    We’re looking for new CES NS Board* members for:– Vice President– Secretary– Professional Development Chair*Must be a current CES Member to hold a Board position. We are also looking for volunteers for three committees:– Professional Development– Partnership & Engagement– Communications We need your help to continue to build our CES Nova Scotia Chapter!To learn more, reach out to us at: [email protected] let us know of your interest by June 1, 2021. Save the date:CES NS AGMNoon, June 16, 2021Details to follow.

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    Call for CES Vice-President Applications

    The Canadian Evaluation Society is looking for a new Vice-President and is especially interested in representing its principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The CES encourages all interested CES members to apply, especially those representing traditionally underrepresented groups of evaluators. For information on nominating an applicant, please visit: https://evaluationcanada.ca/node/25763 More info also available in a recent CES news release: https://evaluationcanada.ca/node/26027

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    The CES-NS Winter 2021 Newsletter is out now!

    The Canadian Evaluation Society, Nova Scotia Chapter is pleased to share a summary of the work of 2020. The attached newsletter provides a brief overview of Chapter happenings in 2020 and some priorities for 2021. Thank you to the members and other folks that have engaged with us this past year! It’s been a pleasure (virtually) getting together and learning with you.

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    Employment Opportunity: Evaluation Manager at Research Nova Scotia

    Research Nova Scotia (RNS) is a not-for-profit corporation established to enhance research capacity and align research funding with provincial priorities. RNS invests in research that builds and translates knowledge to help ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for Nova Scotia. Opportunity: RNS is a relatively new organization about to implement its strategic approach to supporting research to meet provincial priorities. The Evaluation Manager will have the opportunity to set the agenda for how RNS measures and evaluates progress on the strategy and on stakeholder expectations. Reporting: The Evaluation Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a graduate level degree in a relevant…

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    Although the CES annual conference has been postponed until next year, the Student Case Competition is going ahead!

    The Student Case Competition has a long history of helping to cultivate emerging evaluators in Canada but this year we’re trying something different – we’re going online! Two teams will be competing in this year’s second round (Simon Fraser University and the University of Waterloo) to see who will be crowned this year’s champion. We expect the competition to be tight, so turn out to support these students and see how they are going to respond to a challenging, novel case! See our Twitter page for more information on the teams (https://twitter.com/CES_casecomp). The competition is being held Monday, June 15th at 3:30 EST. Everyone is welcome to join us, but…