How To Choose The Right Evaluator For Your Project

How To Choose The Right Evaluator For Your Project

by Sandy Sheppard and Lisa Kulka Authentic and rigorous evaluation of programs and services is an ethical and oftentimes legal requirement for the work of non-profit organizations. This requirement has spawned a proliferation of external agencies offering evaluation...
Get To Know Our Executive Director, Heidi Milch

Get To Know Our Executive Director, Heidi Milch

What inspires you? Good, ethical, and passionate people inspire me.   I am energized by working with people (within CCNY and our partners and clients) who are creative, compassionate, and smart that give back to the community in meaningful ways.  To be...
What’s the difference between evaluation and analytics?

What’s the difference between evaluation and analytics?

An evaluation is an evidence-based snapshot in time of what’s happening based on a program or intervention’s theory of change.  There are different types of evaluations including formative evaluations (also known as “needs assessments”), process evaluations (what...
CCNY’s Best Practices for Choosing Facilitators

CCNY’s Best Practices for Choosing Facilitators

Coordinating the work of multiple nonprofit agencies, government agencies, regulatory bodies, and funders towards a common goal and agenda can be a lot like herding cats—unwieldy and difficult to manage. This presents a challenge for the many projects that require the...
CASAC: Why Credentialing Matters to Me

CASAC: Why Credentialing Matters to Me

CCNY evaluator, Dr. Sandra Sheppard, shares her thoughts on CASACII renewal: Why bother with renewing and/or upgrading a New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) certificate? ...