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MESI 2017 Spring Training - Co-Creating Evaluation Communities: Learning from Each Other

27 Feb 2017 1:57 PM | Anonymous

Pre-MESI Workshops - March 20th & 21st

MESI Spring Training - March 22nd & 23rd

MESI Community Organization / Evaluation Field Trip - March 24th

More information regarding sessions and fees can be found here:


  • 22 Apr 2017 1:36 PM | Quinton
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