Evaluation for Publicly Funded Programs

When: 
Friday, March 27, 2020 -
9:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Where: 
University of Connecticut Hartford Campus, Hartford Times Building, 10 Prospect Street, Hartford
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A Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative Workshop

This full-day session will explore evaluation of publicly funded programs, including:

  • Program evaluation, outcome evaluation, and program monitoring;
  • The importance of designing programs with outcomes and evaluation in mind; and
  • Engaging staff and providers in using data to understand performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Ability to describe the concepts of, and appropriate use of, program evaluation, performance evaluation, and program monitoring; and differentiate between them;
  • Identify and apply outcome-focused program design to new and redesigned programs;
  • Develop strategies to engage staff and providers in evaluation efforts.

A light lunch will be provided.


PRESENTERS

Anne McIntyre-Lahner Anne McIntyre-Lahner
Evaluation and Impact Consultant
35-plus years of experience in state and nonprofit leadership, and author of Stop Spinning Your Wheels: Using Results Based Accountability to Steer Your Agency to Success

 


WORKSHOP FEES

General Public - $299

Members and Grantees of Partner Organizations - $199

UConn Department of Public Policy Alumni - $149


Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule

SEPTEMBER 20, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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OCTOBER 25, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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With Thomas L. Phillips of TL Phillips Consulting Services

NOVEMBER 15, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Connecting with Your Stakeholders: A Long-Term Buy-in and a Cultivated Mutual Relationship >>
With Anita Ford Saunders, Director of Advancement Communications, Trinity College, and Lloyd Duggan, Jr., President, gL Marketing Consultants

DECEMBER 13, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Workplace Team Development – Developing & Delivering Solutions in a Collaborative Environment >>
With Kenya Rutland, KJR Consulting

JANUARY 24, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Survey Usage and Methods for Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement >>
With Jennifer Dineen, Ph.D., Program Director, UConn Department of Public Policy’s Graduate Program in Survey Research

FEBRUARY 21, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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With Malcom S. Medley, Director of the Office of Field Coordination Programs of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Kessela Reis, National Strategic Partnership Liaison in the Office of Field Coordination Programs at the U.S. EEOC.

MARCH 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Evaluation for Publicly Funded Programs >>
With Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Evaluation and Impact Consultant, 35-plus years of experience in state and nonprofit leadership, and author of Stop Spinning Your Wheels: Using Results Based Accountability to Steer Your Agency to Success.

APRIL 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Essential Skills for Grant-Writing Success: Research, Writing and Assessment Tools to Get Your Grant Applications to Stand Out
With Alyssa Goduti, UConn DPP adjunct professor and President & CEO of Ädelbrook

MAY 15, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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PUBLIC SERVICE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COLLABORATIVE

The University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy is proud to present, in partnership with Connecticut’s public sector and nonprofit associations, the Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative. Partners include: Connecticuit Council for Philanthropy, CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), American Society for Public Administration, Capitol Region Council of Governments, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies, Connecticut Town & City Management Association, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, Connecticut Council of Small Towns, Federal Executive Association of Connecticut, Greater Hartford Arts Council, State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice, and United Way of Connecticut.

The Collaborative provides executive training for Connecticut public and nonprofit sector professionals. The goal of the Collaborative is to:

  • Provide high-quality, low-cost training and professional development for Connecticut’s public and nonprofit sector professionals,
  • Reduce training costs for the public and nonprofit sector associations, and
  • Provide a shared learning environment that strengthens ties and networks between public sector and nonprofit professionals.