We believe that high quality evaluation practices drive excellence in programming. And to have program excellence, evaluation should be culturally responsive. Journey with us to explore a framework for environmental education's culturally responsive, equitable evaluation guided by six core values: equity in motion, authentic engagement, deep curiosity, lifelong learning and critical reflection, high-quality evaluation, and collective evaluation. Then, we'll share NAAEE's new site, eeVAL! This site guides you through the journey of a culturally responsive and equitable evaluation (CREE) in environmental education. eeVAL is a site designed to work for anyone, whether you are new to evaluation or have years of experience, although our focus was the EE practitioner.
About the Facilitators: Charlotte Clark, Karyl Askew, Jean Kayira, Libby McCann, and Kathryn Stevenson
Charlotte Clark is an Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. She recently completed two terms as Chair of the Board of the North American Association of Environmental Education, and leads a national effort to improve evaluation in the field of environmental education, funded by the Pisces Foundation. She is joined in that work by all the other presenters of this webinar. Karyl Askew is an evaluation consultant with her own business, Askew Consulting, specializing in culturally responsive and equitable evaluation. Jean Kayira and Libby McCann are core faculty at Antioch University New England, and also have strong evaluation expertise with a focus in culturally responsive and equitable evaluation. Kathryn Stevenson is an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, whose research includes evaluation of environmental education programs and practices.
Logistics: This workshop will be held on Zoom and is eligible for 2 hours of Criteria III/Continuing Ed for the NC EE Certification.
21st Century EE Skills is a series of short workshops (2hours each) to help educators build the "other duties as assigned" that have now become integral to their jobs either as professional educators or program managers. These workshops go beyond an informational webinar, offering interactive, in-depth explorations of a single topic. This workshop series will be held by the Environmental Educators of North Carolina (EENC) in partnership with the North Carolina Association for Environmental Education Centers (NCAEEC).