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MNEA Student Event - The Life of an Evaluator

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Ed Sciences Building, Room 325, University of Minnesota, 56 E River Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55455


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Want to learn more about program evaluation? Wondering how to get into the program evaluation field?

Join us as we hear from a panel of graduates from various University of Minnesota evaluation programs (Humphrey, Organizational Learning and Professional Development, and Quantitative Methods in Evaluation) who are currently working in the program evaluation field! Come with questions and get advice from graduates who were once in your shoes!  

PIZZA will be provided! 

This event is free for currently enrolled college students at any local university. 


Anne Betzner, PhD Vice President of Professional Data Analysts, Inc. (QME- Evaluation Graduate)

Anne designs, oversees, and reports on evaluations of a wide variety of statewide public health initiatives. She has been involved in advancing the field of tobacco control evaluation and has participated in multiple national tobacco-related work groups.

Heidi Gegax, PhD Evaluator and Development Consultant – Gegax Evaluation and Consulting (OLPD- Evaluation studies Graduate)

Specializing in the fields of education and youth development, Heidi’s work has guided clients such as the Science Museum of MN, CommonBond Communities, Minneapolis Public Schools, Neighborhood House, and NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota in making key strategic program decisions. 

Al Onkka, MAEvaluation and Research Associate at the Science Museum of MN (OLPD- Evaluation studies Graduate)

As a member of one of the largest informal education evaluation departments in the country, Al works on internal, local, and national evaluation and research projects. He is the lead evaluator of projects currently funded by the National Science Foundation, Minnesota Legacy Amendment, and the Nancy and Roger McCabe Foundation.

Nick Stuber, MPP Research Associate for Wilder Research (Humphrey School of Public Affairs Graduate)

Nick works on multiple evaluation projects in the areas of public health, school-based mental health, substance abuse prevention, and human services. 

We hope to see you there!

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