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    We need your talent and energy to host C2019 in Halifax!

    The Nova Scotia CES Chapter is excited to be hosting the 2019 Canadian Evaluation Society Conference in Halifax!  C2019 Conference Co-chairs Nancy Carter, Louise Adongo, and Andrealisa Belzer need your talent and energy on the C2019 Organizing Committee. To join, please go the survey link below and check off which C2019 roles most interest you. This call for volunteers is open to CES members only, until Friday, May 19.  Subcommittee members will recruit broader participation later on. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PJRLG3D If you have questions or comments, please contact: [email protected] Thanks!  We look forward to working with you! Nancy, Louise, and Andrealisa C2019 Co-chairs

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    REMINDER COMPETITION CLOSING APRIL 12: CES CONFERENCE SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY FOR CES-NS MEMBERS

    REMINDER  – Competition Closing April 12th! CES Conference Support Opportunity for CES-NS Members This year, CES National is providing a complimentary registration to each of the chapters for one person to attend the 2018 CES National Conference (for more information, visit: http://c2018.evaluationcanada.ca/). CES Nova Scotia also recognizes the significant expenses associated with travelling to a different province, and has committed to contributing up to $500 for travel and accommodations in addition to the complimentary registration. The recipient will be reimbursed following the conference providing the submission of receipts for eligible expenses (e.g. hotel and travel). Current members in good standing are able to apply for the complimentary registration, financial support, or both. Selection Process A nominating committee of…

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    CES Conference Support Opportunity for CES-NS Members

    CES Conference Support Opportunity for CES-NS Members This year, CES National is providing a complimentary registration to each of the chapters for one person to attend the 2018 CES National Conference (for more information, visit: http://c2018.evaluationcanada.ca/). CES Nova Scotia also recognizes the significant expenses associated with travelling to a different province, and has committed to contributing up to $500 for travel and accommodations in addition to the complimentary registration. The recipient will be reimbursed following the conference providing the submission of receipts for eligible expenses (e.g. hotel and travel). Current members in good standing are able to apply for the complimentary registration, financial support, or both. Selection Process A nominating committee of three CES NS Board Members…

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    Reminder – An Economic Evaluation: The Health Beginnings Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visitation Program Lunch and Learn Webinar Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Atlantic Nova Scotia’s Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visiting Program (EHV) was launched in 2002 as an enhancement to public health’s perinatal programs and services. The long-term results are anticipated to deliver improved physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of Nova Scotia children. Two qualitative program evaluations (2009 & 2012) found that families in the program achieved positive outcomes. In 2011, there was an interest within the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness to measure the value and impact of the EHV Program. It was determined that an economic…

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    Program Evaluation Course at Dalhousie University

    Program Evaluation Course Length: 4 Days    Fee: $1250 In partnership with Dalhousie University, this course will provide participants with an understanding of the role of evaluation in program and public sector management and the ability to construct and undertake an evaluation. Participants will leave with an evaluation framework ready to be implemented. In previous courses, the frameworks produced by participants have been used internally by government departments or as the basis of RFPs for external evaluation. This knowledge will enable participants to engage in internal evaluation or provide oversight for external evaluation contracts. The course involves reading and group work outside of the classroom sessions. CONTENT Learn the foundational aspects…