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Upcoming MNEA Events

    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Duluth Room, Hilton Hotel, 1001 Marquette Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

    Minnesota Evaluation Association members are invited to a book launch celebration for Michael Quinn Patton's new book entitled Blue Marble Evaluation.  

    The book focuses on evaluating transformation of global systems transformation including the local-global interconnection -- Minnesota's connection to the larger world, including Minnesota evaluators' connections to the global evaluation community. 

    The book launch and signing will be from 8:00-9:00 p.m., Wednesday, November13, 2019 in the Duluth Room at the Hilton Hotel in Minneapolis (following the AEA conference Poster Reception and Meet the Authors).

    Buy the Book!

    Save 20% with Promotion Code 2E!


    The McKnight Foundation
    World Savvy
    Minnesota Evaluation Association
    Utilization-Focused Evaluation
    Guilford Press
    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Wilder Foundation, Auditorium C+D, 451 Lexington Parkway, Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Join Minnesota Evaluation Association and the Twin Cities Research Group for a conversation on:

    Best Practices in Data Visualization

    Register HERE

    This presentation will focus on “data viz makeovers”. The presenters will share several data displays and walk through data visualization best practices to make them easier to interpret. Examples will be shared for both quantitative and qualitative data.

    Featured Presenters: 

    • Dr. Kirsten Rewey is a quantitative analysis specialist at MN Department of Education.
    • Maira Rosas-Lee is a results measurement specialist at MN Department of Education.
    • Angie Ficek is a program evaluation consultant at Professional Data Analysts.

    You can register for the webinar through the Twin Cities Research Group eventbrite page.  

    To attend the event at Wilder, MNEA members need a registration promo code (access it here).  To put your name on the waitlist, enter the code first, and then click the register button.  

    If you need any accommodations at our monthly event, contact TCRG through their on-line form on the event registration page. 

    Wilder is on the MetroTransit Green Line: Lexington Station.

Past MNEA events

24 Sep 2019 Trauma-Informed Evaluation Half-Day Workshop
06 Aug 2019 Demographics World Café Discussion
25 Jul 2019 Evaluators' pro action café + happy hour
09 Jul 2019 Webinar: Trauma-Informed Evaluation: A Lens to Improve Evaluation Practice
13 Jun 2019 Demographics World Café Discussion
07 May 2019 Trauma-Informed Evaluation: A Lens to Improve Evaluation Practice
27 Mar 2019 Project management negotiation skills...and re-negotiation skills
19 Feb 2019 AEA 2019 in Minneapolis! How to Submit an AEA Presentation Proposal
30 Jan 2019 Nonprofit Evaluation Exemplars- Event is canceled as a result of severe cold weather
16 Jan 2019 Meet the Local Evaluation Organizations, part 2!
17 Dec 2018 Reflect and Gather with MNEA!
28 Nov 2018 MNEA Lunch Series: Project Charters
08 Nov 2018 AEA Debrief with MNEA
01 Nov 2018 Connect with MNEA at the AEA Annual Meeting!
18 Oct 2018 Evaluation and Changing Political Landscapes: Panel Discussion
10 Oct 2018 Meet Local Evaluation Organizations
26 Sep 2018 MNEA Lunch Series Event: Running Effective Meetings
12 Sep 2018 Translating Agile Project Management to Program Evaluation Practice – RESCHEDULED!
22 Aug 2018 MNEA Lunch Series Event: Evaluation and Project Management
18 Jul 2018 2020 Census in Minnesota–What do evaluators need to know?
07 Jun 2018 MNEA Webinar-Advanced Qualitative Methods
09 May 2018 APM Research Lab 2017 Ground Level Survey Findings Presentation
09 May 2018 Tour MPR before the APM Presentation!
09 Apr 2018 MNEA April Meetup: Navigating Complex Political Contexts in Evaluation
20 Dec 2017 Reflect and Gather with MNEA!
01 Dec 2017 Measuring “equity” and “access”: Evaluation design, data collection and other considerations
21 Nov 2017 AEA Debrief with MNEA
09 Nov 2017 Connect with MNEA at the AEA Annual Meeting
23 Oct 2017 Book Launch and Reception with Michael Quinn Patton
16 Oct 2017 Have a discussion over breakfast with MNEA members!
28 Sep 2017 Roundtable Discussion with Evaluation Professionals
21 Sep 2017 Exploring Project Management in Evaluation Contexts
16 Aug 2017 MNEA's August Informal Meet-Up
11 Jul 2017 MNEA's July Informal Lunch Meet-Up
21 Jun 2017 MNEA's June Informal Meet-Up
31 May 2017 An Informal MNEA Meet-Up
22 Mar 2017 MNEA Grab and Go Ice Cream Social
09 Nov 2016 Making a Career Out of Evaluation - A Forum for Emerging Evaluators
26 Oct 2016 MNEA Social at the AEA Annual Conference
19 Jul 2016 MNEA Summer Social
17 May 2016 Making Meaning of Multiple Datasets (M3) – Interactive Process to Build Evaluative Thinking
24 Feb 2016 Advancing Equity through Evaluation - How do we make it happen?
21 Jan 2016 MNEA Ignite - Non-traditional technology tools for evaluation (evaluation hacks)
26 Oct 2015 FALL SOCIAL with Michael Quinn Patton
13 Oct 2015 Book Club Event: Mixed Methods
07 Jul 2015 Summer Social
22 May 2015 Evaluating Education: A Roundtable Discussion
26 Feb 2015 Strategic Planning & Evaluation Event
11 Nov 2014 Culturally Responsive Evaluation Event
28 Oct 2014 MNEA Student Event - The Life of an Evaluator
10 Jul 2014 Summer Social Event
23 May 2014 Evaluation Capacity Building Event
09 Oct 2013 Evaluating Advocacy Efforts
18 Jul 2013 Summer Social Event
10 May 2013 Health Care Reform and Evaluation
22 Mar 2013 Data Visualization Event
06 Dec 2012 MN EA Social Happy Hour
15 Nov 2012 MN EA Social Happy Hour
04 Apr 2012 Roundtable Discussion International Monitoring and Evaluation: Donor Collaboration and Sustainable Results
09 Feb 2012 Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as an Evaluation Tool



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