Graduate Certificate in Evaluation

Evaluation Certificate Workshops

Graduate Certificate in Evaluation

To learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Evaluation, view our program brochure in English or Spanish

The Graduate Certificate in Evaluation hosts workshops to provide students, faculty and the local community with an opportunity to participate in dynamic discussions about evaluation. These workshops are free and open to the public. 

Below is a list of upcoming workshops and an archive of previous presentations. For more information about the workshops, contact Dr. Liliana Rodriguez at

Spring 2020

Moving Away From Deficit Mindset in Evaluation
April 24, 2020
Presented by Guizella A. Rocabado

Building Evaluation Capacity to Enhance Program Impact
March 28, 2020
Presented by Tiffany L. Young

Evaluating Faculty Webinar Training
February 8, 2020
Presented by Will Carpenter

Evaluation in Academic Advising
January 18, 2020
Presented by Reyna Olivas
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Fall 2019

Effective Evaluation Presentations: The Minto Pyramid Principle 
November 9, 2019
Presented by Walter Chason
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Measurement in Evaluation: Case Study of the Self-Advocacy Skills Inventory 
October 26, 2019
Presented by Richard Chapman    

The Value of Evaluation in International K-12 Education  
September 14, 2019
Presented by Omar Salaam

Communicate, Collaborate, and Create with Microsoft Teams
August 30, 2019
Presented by Melanie Le Clainche  

Spring 2019

Mindfulness in Evaluation Work
April 26, 2019
Presented by Eddie Reynolds
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A Chief Data Officer Lens to Evaluation
March 30, 2019
Presented by Rigo Rincones Gómez
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Managing Multiple Evaluations with My Life Organized

February 16, 2019
Presented by Melanie Le Clainche

Zooming to Communication Excellence: Using Zoom for Evaluation Consultation
January 12, 2019
Presented by Ben Pierce

Fall 2018

Emphasizing Evaluation Through Innovative Presentations
November 3, 2018
Presented by Meredith Sines

Team Dynamics in Collaborative Evaluation
October 13, 2018
Presented by Davina Devries and Anna Gonzalez

Way to Increase Cultural Competence for New Evaluators
September 15, 2018
Presented by Hiba Chehaib

Using Program Evaluation to Prepare for the Dissertation Process
August 24, 2018
Presented by Ray Cabrera
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Spring 2018

A Decision Framework for Program Evaluations
April 14, 2018
Presented by Tyler Hicks

Management-Oriented Evaluation: Considerations for K-8 Students Transitioning to High School
March 23, 2018
Presented by Joy Davis Lee

Empowerment Evaluation: A Catalyst for Adult Education
February 3, 2018
Presented by Chantae Still

Applied Evaluation: Drawing on Our Strengths as Educators
January 3, 2018
Presented by Veronica Raley and Rich Young

Fall 2017

How to Evaluate a Commercial Negotiation
November 4, 2017
Presented by Ricardo Bueno Wills
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Program Evaluation and Effectiveness
October 13, 2017
Presented by Ray Cabrera

Secrets to Effective Evaluation Proposal Design
September 15, 2017
Presented by Anna Gonzalez

Foundations of Logic Models and Evaluation
August 16, 2017
Presented by Liliana Rodríguez-Campos

Spring 2017

Evaluation Strategies Involving Individuals with Disabilities
April 14, 2017
Presented by Richard Chapman

Connecting with Student: Evaluation of Online Meetings
March 24, 2017
Presented by Davina Devries

Human Subjects and Evaluation
February 4, 2017
Presented by Walter Chason

Bosses and Peers: Insights from an Internal Evaluator
January 20, 2017
Presented by Michael Mitchell
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Fall 2016

Worksite Wellness Evaluation
November 18, 2016
Presented by Nicholas Martinez
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Organizational Readiness for  Evaluation Capacity Development
October 21, 2016
Presented by Connie Walker-Egea

Collaborative Evaluations Step-by-step
September 23, 2016
Presented by Liliana Rodríguez-Campos

Spring 2016

Evaluating Your Inbox: Email Processing and Management Tips for Busy Evaluators
April 15, 2016
Presented by Alyson Busse

Fit vs Fidelity: Health Program Evaluation in a Foreign Country
March 25, 2016
Presented by Samuel Matos
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Emphasizing Evaluation Through Innovative Presentation
February 25, 2016
Presented by Meredith Bogush
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Utilizing Culturally Response Evaluation Approaches for Broadening Participation Initiatives
January 12, 2016
Presented by Shetay Ashford