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14th Annual Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute

February 23-27, 2009 Holiday Inn Select Airport, Bloomington - near Mall of America and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Institute - February 25 - 27 (ends at noon on Friday)
The Robert Beck Endowed Lecture: Privileged Authority and Sacred Trust: Ethical and Excellence Imperatives for Evaluators in a Globalizing World, Hazel Symonette, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison.
The Mary E. Corcoran Endowed Lecture: The Politics of Accountability, Sandra Mathison, Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Concurrent Sessions Presented By:


  • Dagfinn Bjørgen and Karl-Johan Johansen, Oslo, Norway

  • Jean King, University of Minnesota

  • Richard Krueger, University of Minnesota

  • Vanessa McKendall-Stephens, FaceValu Consulting

  • Michael Quinn Patton, Utilization Focused Evaluation

  • Rob Shumer, University of Minnesota

  • Karen Stout and Mary McEathron, University of Minnesota

Plus an “Ask the Expert” session on Friday!

Pre-sessions February 23-24 (2 full days each)
Introduction to Program Evaluation: Stacey Stockdill, EnSearch
Focus Group Methods: Richard Krueger, University of Minnesota

Group and student discounts; graduate credit available for additional fee.

Register today at: http://www.education.umn.edu/EdPA/MESI Questions? Contact Ann Mavis at mavis001@umn.edu or 612-624-1489

Sponsored by: The Department of Educational Policy and Administration, The Evaluation Group at the Institute on Community Integration, and The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI)