Painting by Numbers & Coloured by Context:
The Power of Data Informing Practice & Policy
An opportunity to be inspired!
Join fellow ACWS shelter member leadership as we enhance our organizational and collective capacity with regard to evaluation and measuring impact. Take in keynotes and workshops with innovative evaluation experts. Share your shelter's programming, how you evaluate and what you have learned in the Marketplace of Ideas. Strengthen and affirm collaborative relationships with shelters from across Alberta. Prepared to be motivated and enriched with knowledge and tools to harness the power of data to inform your shelter practice and paint the picture of your work for the world to see.
A showcase of shelter programs and outcomes! Click teh link above for full description of presentations.
Wednesday September 19, 2018 Thursday September 20, 2018
The Power of Data & Collective Evaluation
Jan Reimer &
Workshop: Getting to What Matters
Networking & Wellness Dinner
|8:00AM||Marketplac Presenters Set-Up|
|9:00-12:00PM||From Raw Data to Wisdom||PolicyWise|
Marketplace of Ideas
Thank-You & Closing
Who should attend the Conference?
This Conference is intended for senior level shelter staff involved in planning and implementing organization and and program evaluation. It is not intended for board members, volunteers or strictly front-line staff.
Supervisors & Team Leads
Steve Patty's expertise lies in design of education and training, strategy and program development, and impact evaluation and measurement. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and trained at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Steve served as professor and department chair and taught courses in Leadership, Management, Educational Psychology, Research, Curriculum Development, and Human Development. Steve has consulted in leadership development and impact evaluation for national, international and regional organizations.
PolicyWise for Children & Families is committed to sharing knowledge about what works and supporting wise decisions. Their mission is to develop and integrate evidence to inform, identify, and promote effective public policy and service delivery to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities. Using a collaborative, cross-sectoral approach to generate knowledge by funding and conducting research and evaluation, and by managing, linking, and analyzing data. PolicyWise measures the impact of how we influence positive changes for children and families.