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Eval11 Session 908: Participatory Action Evaluation: A Practical, Concept-driven Administrative Tool and Community Capacity Building Strategy

The findings reveal that participatory action evaluation has the dual function of providing information for policy-making, and community capacity building by empowering people through information dissemination, critical community discussion, and leadership development

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Focus Search - The findings reveal that participatory action evaluation has the dual function of providing information for policy-making and community capacity building through empowering people by information dissemination, critical community discussion, and leadership development

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Eval12 Session 814: Using Youth-Adult Meeting Observations to Assess Youth 21st Century Skills

Youth-serving organizations, particularly those emphasizing leadership development and youth-adult partnerships, are proposed to have the potential to develop these skills; however, assessing 21st Century skills in valid and reliable ways has been a challenge for evaluators

Van Egeren AEA 2012 YDS Ignite.pptx

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Using Evaluation to Encourge Sustainability of Out-of-School Programs

They also participate in leadership development activities including summer activities serving as docents for younger children at the local science center and internships with a local water conservation project


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Assessing Organizational Change in INGOs: The Ins and Outs of an Outside In Perspective

This presentation presents the main findings from assessment of significant organizational change in a range of large INGOs which started in the past 5-8 years and are often still ongoing. I focus particularly on how these change processes have been led and managed. I also discuss what types of...

AEA 2014 Pres Org Change Assessment_Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken.pptx

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CBD141: Understand Causes of Outcomes and Impacts – Jane Davidson

Video Available This webinar, part 5 of an 8-part series on the BetterEvaluation rainbow framework, focuses on tasks to answer causal evaluation questions – using research designs and other strategies to understand the contribution of a program or policy to observed results. The webinar...

BetterEval CAUSES webinar Jane - final1.pdf

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Eval13: Panel Session 89 - Using a Program-Theory Model to Create a Curriculum Rubric, Assess Leadership and Inform a Theory of Change

This panel looks at how a program-theory model has been developed and used in an evaluation of an initiative designed to transform schools by assisting high schools in the development of 12th-grade capstone courses in math and science. We highlight the program model from which we have designed a...

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Focus Search - Leadership and Teaming in CTTI Megan Deiger Jonya Leverett MaryBeth Talbot Stacy Wenzel Loyola University Chicago Center for Science and Math Education Internal Evaluation of Leadership and Teaming within CTTI  Program implementation  Examination of prioritized outcomes  Emergent themes  Major methodology  Observations of leadership development programming  Surveys of participants in leadership programming  In-depth interviews and observations with 10 case study teachers over 1, 2, or 3 years Leadership Development and Teaming Implementation and Outcomes  Implementation  Leadership development workshops implemented as planned in most cases  Some issues with scheduling and teacher attendance  Various active teams in schools  Outcomes  Compared findings to outcomes prioritized by CTTI Steering Committee Prioritized Leadership and Teaming Outcomes Leadership • Develop key leadership skills in order to engage in curriculum changes • Develop skills in collaborating with adults within a teaching and learning environment • Act as change agents within their individual schools • Able to tap talents of CTTI and non-CTTI teachers in development and design of new curricula • Administration on board with changes proposed by CTTI teachers Collaboration and Teaming • Integrate big ideas in math and science and can support discussions of bridging ideas in math and science throughout the high school curriculum • Engaged in 12th grade AND 9-11th grade curricula (identification, adaptation, and implementation) through active teacher-leader teams • Use leadership skills when engaged in curriculum changes and able to lead school-based changes in curricula • Use current content knowledge and contemporary research in curriculum modifications and development • Take the lessons learned from CTTI and transmit these to other teachers in terms of content and pedagogy Leadership & Teaming Outcomes: Findings  Highly evident  Leadership skill development  Collaboration between CTTI participants and non-participants  Application of CTTI content and leadership learning on teams  Thinking and working on implementing innovations  Moderately evident  Actual implementation of changes to curricula  Also a function of timeline: more changes to come  Challenge areas  Direct principal/administrative support in implementing new curricular changes  Often a result of school structures than of true lack of support  Major school-level changes  Most often school/district politics Emergent Themes: Leadership 1

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Evaluation and Strategy Learning Circles

These slides are from the "how to" presentation, "Inviting Clients into Our Tent: How to Prepare and Lead a Strategic Learning Debrief." They are from the presentation on Evaluation Learning Circles by Cohen Research & Evaluation, LLC, and the Comprehensive Health Education Foundation. ...

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Focus Search - CHA leadership development implications for sustainability and replication. 2

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2012 AEA Board of Directors Minutes

Minutes from the AEA Board of Directors Meetings for 2012 #minutes #AEAHistory


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Eval14: Presentation: Evaluating the Impact of Principal Coaching: Developing an Approach to Measuring Leadership Behavior

The NYC Leadership Academy provides coaching to principals throughout the New York City Department of Education. This presentation describes an effort to evaluate the impact of this coaching through the development and use of an online survey of principals' leadership behaviors from both the...