News and Upcoming Events

CES-NCC Training Feedback

As we begin to plan our activities for next year, the board would like to hear from you! We look forward to hearing your feedback and hope that we can continues to organize events that align with your needs and preferences. Complete the survey for your chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! One […]

Virtual Speed Networking for Francophone Evaluators

May 18, 2022

Réseautage de vitesse en français! La SQEP et les sections de la société canadienne d’évaluation du Nouveau-Brunswick et d’Ottawa-Gatineau vous invitent à une petite séance de réseautage de vitesse sur Zoom le mercredi 18 mai à midi, en français. Ce sera une superbe opportunité de rencontrer (ou retrouver!) des collègues évaluateurs et évaluatrices francophones pour […]

Board Nomination Information Session

April 11, 2022

For those that are interested in learning about joining the Board, we are happy to be offering two virtual information sessions (one in English on in French). The English session will be held on April 11 at noon; and the French session will be held on April 12 at noon. You can register at the […]

What is ethical evaluation practice?

CES is revamping its stance on (and member support for) ethical practice in evaluation. To help make sure this work is member-centred, please consider being part of our external consultation (Phase 2) by taking an online survey. This survey will ask you about your evaluation practice as well as to share your opinions on a […]

Deepening Understanding: Examining the Evaluation Design as an Entry Point for Novice Evaluators

February 23, 2022

Register for our first networking event of 2022! The event will take place virtually on Wednesday February 23, from 12 to 1 pm. We will be viewing a recording of C2021 conference presentation “Deepening Understanding: Examining the Evaluation Design as an Entry Point for Novice Evaluators” and joined by the presenter Michelle Searle for a […]

Using Technology to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Evaluation

February 17, 2022

Using Technology to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Evaluation Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT Abstract: This presentation will focus on how advances in technology can help evaluators better reach and more accurately reflect the experiences of groups that have traditionally been marginalized. New technologies allow evaluators to add tools in […]

User-Focused Content Analysis: How to make the most of your qualitative data with NVIVO

January 27, 2022

User-Focused Content Analysis: How to make the most of your qualitative data with NVIVO Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Abstract: When analyzing qualitative data, evaluators face the challenge of being faithful to established indicators while remaining responsive to emerging themes as well as changes in the information needs of […]

Arts-Based Data Collection for Evaluators

March 24, 2022

Arts-Based Data Collection for Evaluators The first Arts-Based Data Collection for Evaluators will be held on the following dates: March 24-April 14, 2022 Online The course will cover four methods: photography, drawing, collage, and poetry. With hands-on activities, real-world examples, rich group discussions, and opportunities for reflection, learners will gain a clear understanding of when, […]

Essential Skills Series – April-June 2022

April 11, 2022

Essential Skills Series – April-June 2022 April 11 to June 2, 2022 Online using CES National’s e-Institute online platform This facilitated online Essential Skills Series will take place as a 10-week session, starting April 11 to June 2, 2022. Register soon as the class size will be limited to 25 to ensure maximum benefit to participants. […]

New Board portfolio focussed on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability

The CES-NCC Board is excited to announce the creation of a new Board portfolio focussed on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) and Sustainability. Over the coming months, the Board hopes to develop a variety of initiatives that will support EDI and Sustainability ideals including offering EDI professional development opportunities, finding ways to reduce the environmental impact […]