April 12, 2011 - 9:10am
I am often asked to help organizations decide when to gather data to demonstrate outcomes.
March 24, 2011 - 1:41pm
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.      - Horace
February 22, 2011 - 5:16pm
  Good information can help you design or evaluate your programs. If you complete the four steps below before gathering any data, your data is more likely to be useful and relevant.
    February 22, 2011 - 5:16pm
    January 26, 2011 - 5:47pm
    The job you do making the world a better place is rewarding, but it can be demanding. Recruiting and managing volunteers, ensuring each participant is eligible, or obtaining support for programs are all critical aspects of working in the social sector.
    January 26, 2011 - 5:40pm
    When planning to integrate evaluation in your work, it can be helpful to reflect on the various responsibilities associated with evaluation:
    Responsibility   Who can do this?
    Identify key evaluation questions and priorities  
    December 17, 2010 - 2:08pm
    I have been so fortunate to meet leaders, staff, board members and participants in dozens of organizations over the years. Many have implemented a few simple steps that supported greater impact and sustainability in their organizations.
    December 17, 2010 - 2:06pm
    Non-profits experience unique challenges related to the implementation of new evaluations systems that depend on a host of factors, including organizational mission, size, structure and resources.  Although the idea of normalizing evaluation practice may seem daunting at times, emerging research has identified strategies for evaluation capacity building that can be applied to non-profit settings.  Here you will find a few key insights from this research. 1)      Consider the motivation for implementing a new evaluation system
    December 10, 2010 - 10:11pm
    Presenting Data Using Video by Danielle Dryke