What is the Evaluation Capacity Network? 


We are a network of community partners, practitioners, researchers, and funders who serve the early childhood community through community-driven, culturally responsive, action oriented and equity-based evaluation capacity building opportunities, activities, and resources.

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Community-Driven Evaluation & Capacity Building

Join us for this lunch & learn session on May 26th!
12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT | Virtual

Interact with project teams to learn how community-driven evaluation and capacity building can be done in practice.
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UEval 2022: Last Chance to Register

Interested in community-engaged evaluation? Register to UEval today!

Note: UEval tuition remission is available to Indigenous learners (age 18+) on a first come first serve basis.
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Evaluation in the Field of Early Childhood Development

New Article Released in the Evaluation Journal of Australasia

Reading this scoping review to learn more about the state of evaluation in the early childhood development field as it relate to: community-driven evaluation, culturally responsive evaluation, evaluation capacity building, and evaluation use and influence! Click here to check it out!
Project Spotlight: The Manitoba Northern & Rural Institute in Evaluation

An Interview with ECN co-investigator, Dr. Javier Mignone

Dr. Javier Mignone and his PROPER team at the University of Manitoba launched the first Manitoba Northern & Rural Institute in Program Evaluation this past fall! From October to November 2021, participants learned about Western and Indigenous approaches to evaluation through a combination of lectures and five community-based case studies. Learn more about this institute in our latest blog post!
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Students

and emerging scholars who provide evaluation capacity in community

Academics

and consultants who support evaluations and mentor future evaluators

Community

organizations that deliver programming

funders

that influence or require program evaluation

Government

agencies that impact program funding, policy development, and service delivery

Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Practicing Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation.
A lunch & learn panel discussion with guest speakers Yvonne Chiu, Jill Chouinard, and Ayesha Boyce! Click here to learn more, or register for this free event!

Community-Driven Evaluation and Capacity Building.
An interactive lunch & learn session exploring a series of projects and approaches to community-driven evaluation and capacity building across contexts. Click here to learn more, or register for this free event!

Practicing Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation.
A lunch & learn panel discussion with guest speakers Yvonne Chiu, Jill Chouinard, and Ayesha Boyce! Click here to learn more, or register for this free event!