Evaluation planning and partnership with Impactivism

I recently had the pleasure of working with some fantastic folks to craft an evaluation plan for a grant renewal application. Jeanne Haster and Mary Hegel of Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest were delightfully engaged in the process of determining appropriate evaluation questions, approaches, and measurements. Their grant renewal with the Corporation for National and … Continue reading


I recently had a delightful meeting with someone I met at an OPEN event. She was interested in my thoughts on a possible evaluation project on her horizon, having little evaluation experience herself (though she has a strong research and policy background). The meeting reminded me how much I enjoy learning about evaluation projects, and … Continue reading

Instruction: Quantitative Analysis

This coming winter, I’ll be teaching a Quantitative Analysis course for the accelerated online MBA program at Marylhurst University. I last taught this course in Spring 2012 and really enjoyed it. I learned a lot from the experience — teaching online comes with unique challenges, and it’s good for me to have to manually calculate … Continue reading