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Planning and Evaluation Mini-Conference

A Planning and Evaluation Mini-Conference will be held April 23-24, 2007 in conjunction with the CSREES Administrative Officers' Conference in Seattle, WA. The administrative officers' conference is a training opportunity for CSREES partners to learn about best practices in doing business with CSREES, as well as to share challenges and success stories with their peers. The mini-conference is designed for those planning programs or engaged in performance measurement and program evaluation. Participants will learn about plan of work reporting, what CSREES has learned from the 2007-2011 plans submitted, and how CSREES has used and expects to use information from annual reports and plans.

Session

Presenter(s)

Plan of Work 2007 Annual Report

Bart Hewitt, CSREES Accountability and Reporting Leader

Best Practices for State Plans of Work

Janet Bechman, Purdue Extension; Oscar Udoh, Southern University; Steve Loring, New Mexico State University

Patterns and Directions Found in the 2007--2011 POW

Bart Hewitt; Sharon Stout, CSREES Social Scientist

How CSREES Uses Your Reporting

Bob MacDonald, CSREES Planning and Accountability director; Henry Doan, CSREES Planning and Accountability leader

Performance Measures, Outcomes and Impacts

Sharon Stout

Developing Consensus on Common Models and Standard Sets of Indicators

Mary McPhail Gray, CSREES, Families, 4-H, and Nutrition deputy administrator

 


CSREES advances knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant University System and other partner organizations. For more information, visit http://www.csrees.usda.gov.

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