The United Way Fox Cities, Oshkosh Area United Way, and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have partnered with Planning & Evaluation Associates, Inc. to present three sequential workshops focused on developing critical skills in outcome measurement. Training will be provided by Lora Warner, Ph.D., President of Planning & Evaluation Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in evaluation for nonprofit and public organizations.
With over 19 years of consulting experience, Lora conducts evaluation research and develops outcome measurement systems for nonprofit organizations, including designing evaluations for grants, conducting community assessments, facilitating focus groups, and analyzing the effectiveness of service delivery. Lora is a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay teaching courses in the Nonprofit Management emphasis, including program evaluation.
Please refer to the link indicated below for more information on the workshop sessions and to register for this very affordable training. The cost is being substantially underwritten by United Way Fox Cities and Oshkosh Area United Way to ensure affordability for local organizations. The workshop sessions will be conducted at the James P. Coughlin Center, 625 East County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54091. You and your staff are encouraged take advantage of this excellent training opportunity.
Upcoming training sessions include the following:
1) Friday, September 11, 2009 – Choosing Outcomes and Indicators
2) Friday, October 9, 2009 – Collecting Outcome Data
3) Friday, October 16, 2009 – Analyze, Present, and Use Your Results
Suggested Prerequisite: If you are new to outcomes, you are encouraged to take the self-paced tutorial at http://www.uwex. edu/ces/lmcourse /. The tutorial is made available by the UW-Extension and will provide you with a basic overview of the logic model terminology and concepts.
Registration is available online: The University of Wisconsin Green Bay is handling all registration. You must contact the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to register. Enrollment for the workshops will be limited so please pursue this opportunity as soon as possible. Please take note of the early bird registration rates and due date of September 1, 2009.
For information on the training sessions and registration, please refer to the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay website: http://www.uwgb. edu/outreach/ govt/outcome
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The early bird deadline for the Outcomes Training is Sept. 1st. All registrations received by Sept. 1 are:
$30 per session for United Way partner agencies
$40 per session for non-partner agencies
After Sept. 1 the price increases by $10 for each group.