Links of Interest to Evaluators
 
The American Evaluation Association 
The Home Page of the American Evaluation Association, an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. http://www.eval.org/ 
    AEA  Topical Interest Groups: 
TIG on Empowerment Evaluation  
The American Evaluation Association has a Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation topical interest group that is dedicated to the exploration and refinement of collaborative, participatory, and empowerment approaches to evaluation. http://www-leland.stanford.edu/~davidf/empowermentevaluation.html  

TIG on Assessment in Higher Education 
The Assessment in Higher Education Topical Interest Group is an organization that is affiliated with the American Evaluation Association. The purpose of the group is to provide evaluation professionals who are interested in Asessment of Higher Education  with an opportunity to share their experiences with each other. 

The International & Cross-Cultural Evaluation Topical Interest Group (I&CCE)  
The International & Cross-Cultural Evaluation Topical Interest Group (I&CCE) is an organization that is affiliated with the American Evaluation Association. The purpose of the I&CCE is to provide evaluation professionals who are interested in cross-cultural issues with an opportunity to share their experiences with each other.  http://www.netins.net/showcase/evaluation/icce/  

TIG on Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health  
The Alcohol, Drug-Abuse and Mental HealthTopical Interest Group is an organization that is affiliated with the American Evaluation Association. The purpose of the group is to provide evaluation professionals who are interested in Alcohol, drug abuse and Mental Health issues with an opportunity to share their experiences with each other. http://www.uky.edu/OtherOrgs/ADAMHTIG/ 

TIG on Minority Interests in Evaluation 
Minority Issues in Evaluation is a topical interest group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association, an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and other forms of evaluation. The mission and purpose of the Minority Issues in Evaluation TIG is twofold: 1) to raise the level of discourse on the role of people of color in the improvement of the theory, practice, and methods of evaluation, and 2) to increase the participation of members of racial and ethnic minority groups in the evaluation profession.  

 
    AEA Affiliates: 
Arizona Evaluation Network (azENet) 

Eastern Evaluation Research Society 

Oregon Program Evaluators Network 

Southeast Evaluation Association 

Washington Evaluators 

 

The Evaluation Center 
The Evaluation Center, located at Western Michigan University, is a research and development unit that provides national and international leadership for advancing the theory and practice of evaluation, as applied to education and human services. http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/ 

Innovation Network, Inc., (InnoNet) 
InnoNet is an organization dedicated to helping small- to medium-sized nonprofit organizations successfully meet their missions. The purpose of their site is to provide the tools, instruction, guidance framework to create detailed program plans, evaluation plans and fund-raising plans. http://www.inetwork.org/ 

The Grantmakers Evaluation Network (GEN) 
The Grantmakers Evaluation Network (GEN) is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations. The purpose of GEN is to promote the development and growth of evaluation in philanthropy. GEN will seek to leverage, expand, and diversify the sources of philanthropic dollars for evaluation and to build the capacity of members and others in its pursuit. http://hogg1.lac.utexas.edu/Gen/ 

German Center of Evaluation (in German) 
The Home Page for the German Center of Evaluation (in German), at the University of Cologne. It includes the German Translation of The Program Evaluation Standards of the American Evaluation Society. http://www.uni-koeln.de/ew-fak/Wiso/ 

Other sites of Interest for Evaluators: 

The American Educational Research Association 

Canadian Evaluation Society 

Australasian Evaluation Society 

Centre for Program Evaluation, The University of Melbourne 

CRESST Home Page (Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing) 

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation 

The Evaluation Clearinghouse 

Harvard Family Research Project 

The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation 

Program for Public Sector Evaluation, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 

Psychology Resources on the Net 

Scout Report Homepage 

Bill Trochim's Center for Social Research Methods 

UNICEF Research and Evaluation 

UK Evaluation Society 

Vanderbilt Center for Mental Health Policy 

The World Bank, Operations Evaluation Department 

The World Bank, Economic Development Institute, Evaluation Unit 
 

Evaluation Training Programs: 

AERA/NSF Evaluation Training Program (ETP) Fellowships 

Department of Educational Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation University of Maryland 

The Evaluators' Institute, AEA endorsed (1997). Courses for evaluators.