Stories Shape Impact: Westat at AEA 2023

October 6, 2023

Don’t miss the premier event in the field of evaluation research—the 2023 American Evaluation Association Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, from October 9-14. 2023. This year’s theme is “The Power of Story,” focusing on how narrative and storytelling can make evaluations more impactful.

Westat is proud to sponsor the Graduate Education Diversity Internship (GEDI) Reception and host an exhibit booth. We encourage you to attend Westat staff members’ presentations (see below), meet our experienced evaluation staff, learn about our work conducting evaluations, and explore potential career opportunities.

Debra J. Rog. (Presenter/Facilitator/Chair). (RE-) Telling Methods Stories: Conducting Research on Evaluation to Shape the Narrative.

Allison Hyra. (Presenter/Chair). Creating Impact Stories for Federally Funded Capacity-Building Centers.

Lauren Decker-Woodrow, Valerie Orellana, and Hayley Trentacosta. (Presentation). A Tale of Two Perspectives: The Benefits of Collaborating With Communications Experts in Evaluation Storytelling.

Jenny Nguyen, and Allison Hyra. (Presentation). Using a Hybrid Story Circle to Capture Impacts of a Networked Improvement Community Approach to Educational Practice Challenges.

Allison Hyra, and Karmen Perry. (Presentation). Using a Story Circle to Capture Impacts of a Teacher Development Career Pathway.


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