CEP helps organizations through tough times

2/10/2009 - By: Staff Report

In tough economic times, these are the questions organizations need to ask: What has real lasting impact? What are your organization’s greatest accomplishments and outcomes? What can be improved?

The Center for Program Evaluation (CPE) at the University of Nevada, Reno can help answer those questions and assist organizations in delivering more effective services and programs. CPE will offer a series of free workshops entitled “Making Evaluation Work for You: Enhancing Your Research and Programs through Evaluation.”

These workshops are FREE and open to the community, faculty, staff, and students.

Workshop 1: Evaluation Basics: What is Evaluation and Why is it Important?
When: March 5, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Joe Crowley Student Union, Senate Chambers Room

In this session, we will introduce evaluation and how it can complement research and strengthen programs. We also will highlight the importance of evaluation in this time of increasing demand for accountability and high quality programs.

Workshop 2: Building Evaluation into Your Grant Proposals
When: April 7, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Joe Crowley Student Union

This session will cover how to incorporate evaluation into grant proposals including key points to consider and how to budget for evaluation.

Workshop 3: Using Your Evaluation Data from Start to Finish
When: April 29, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 422

In this session, we will examine how to use evaluation data to make decisions about your research and programs.

Please contact Elizabeth Christiansen, Interim Director of CPE, with any questions at (775) 784-4432 or cpe@unr.edu.


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