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Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter


The Canadian Evaluation Society's Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (CES-NL) is a provincial chapter of the CES. The CES-NL brings together professionals from the public, community-based, private, and academic sectors who have an interest in results-focused management and accountability for investments in a wide range of programs and services. We provide evaluators in Newfoundland and Labrador with a link to the national platform and access to numerous local and national professional development opportunities. 

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Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities: 

Effective Writing in Research and Evaluation **Webinar and In-Person**

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Presenters: Dr. Cecile Badenhorst, Associate Professor, Post-Secondary Education, Memorial University

Location: NLHHN Learning Center, 77 Charter Avenue, St. John's/Abode Connect (Webinar)

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 10, 2017

Registration Cost: CES Members - $35.00 / Non-Members - $50.00 (Includes a one year CES-NL membership)

Content: Writing is a challenge for many evaluators, yet is also an essential part of constructing effective pitches for evaluation contracts and preparing reports that will be understood and used by stakeholders.  This interactive workshop offers the opportunity to discuss strategies for developing writing fluency and productivity.  We will also cover tips on constructing appropriate documents and discuss how to effectively write about research.  At the end of the workshop, participants will have an understanding of how they work as a writer and have strategies for improving their writing.

To register for an event, please contact: :

Interested in presenting at our conference? Check out our Request for Proposals: rfp_-_cesnl_june_conference.docx

CES-NL Executive Committee

President: Laura May, Department of Research, Eastern Health

Vice President and PD Chair: Nicole Power, Department of Research, Eastern Health

Secretary: Olivia Cleary, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Treasurer: Sandra Parsons, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Labrador): John Graham, Graham & Associates

Director at Large (Non-Profit Sector): Tracy Rideout, Women in Resource Development Corporation

Director at Large (Marketing and Communication): Nicole Porter, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Marketing and Communication): Sara O'Reilly, Primary Healthcare Research Unit, Memorial University

Director at Large (Student Representative): Marshal Rodrigues, MPS Candidate

Director at Large: Ashley Forbes, Eastern Health

Director at Large: Jennifer Smith, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Government of NL

Director at Large: Susan Hollett, Hollett and Sons Inc. 


If you have any questions, please contact Felicia Rice, CES-NL Administrator, (