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November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FREE for OPEN members
$20 for Non-Members
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) is yet another acronym in evaluation, but what does this look like in action? During this interactive event, participants will explore and learn about:
- Why CQI is important and when it is useful.
- Best practices, strategies and resources for engaging CQI as a concept and a process.
- How to advocate for CQI with internal and external audiences.
Our panelists will include:
Michelle Helman currently works as an independent consultant, supporting public and private sector organizations committed to adaptive learning and change to transform conflict and achieve mutual goals through facilitation and Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning praxis. She has 20+ years of professional experience in the US and internationally at the nexus of youth and community development, climate justice, health, education and business initiatives. As a Rotary Peace Fellow, Michelle recently worked in Colombia with the Kroc Institute monitoring the 2016 Peace Accord implementation and earned a MA in Peace & Conflict Studies. She loves helping people learn about effective communication, teambuilding and data visualization. Learn more about Michelle’s work here.
Chase Nordengren is a program evaluator and researcher at NWEA where he focuses on understanding the impact of professional learning offerings on teachers and their students. His work includes mixed methods data gathering and analysis, collaboration with partners on evaluation design, needs assessment, and an internal focus on supporting continuous improvement processes. His past work has addressed social-emotional learning, the instructional uses of assessments, and mixed methods validation procedures, among other subjects. He received a PhD in Leadership, Policy and Organizations in K-12 Systems at the University of Washington in 2015. Learn more about NWEA here.