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EVALCORP Spring Team Event

For our Spring team connection event, EVALCORP gathered at Bowlero for an afternoon of bowling. We were excited to connect with team members, family, and friends for some fun outside of the office! We enjoyed delicious food and snazzy tunes as we spent quality time together bonding and laughing. After several entertaining games of bowling,…

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New Team Member Highlight: Savanah Cole, Administrative Specialist

Today, we are excited to shine a spotlight on Savanah Cole, our valuable newest addition to EVALCORP Team! As the Administrative Specialist, Savanah is the critical support for our operations, utilizing her skills in office management, scheduling, and fostering a positive workplace culture. With over seven years of experience in the administrative space, Savanah brings…

2024 National Rx and Illicit Drug Summit: EVALCORP Honored to Support our Ventura County Behavioral Health Partners

For the second consecutive year, EVALCORP had the great privilege of showcasing Ventura County Behavioral Health’s (VCBH) excellent work in addressing substance use challenges and collaborating with system partners to reduce opioid-related fatalities. Dr. Kristen Donovan, Dr. Dustin Anderson, Lorena Roque, and Dr. Gabrielle Walker from our team accompanied the VCBH team to the 2024…

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New Team Member Spotlight: Stella Park, Research Assistant II

We’re thrilled to introduce the newest addition to our team here at EVALCORP! As we continue to expand and evolve, we’re excited to welcome individuals who bring not only talent but also a passion for growth and connection. Today, we’re shining the spotlight on Stella Park, who brings a unique blend of enthusiasm and skills…

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Understanding the Power of a Data-Informed Culture

Data is critical to making informed decisions. But what exactly is data? Simply put, data is information—any information that can shed light on your programs or organization. Evaluation, in particular, relies on systematically collected and analyzed data to drive informed decision-making. Embracing a Data-Informed CultureA data-informed culture is one that recognizes the inherent value of…

Employee Spotlight: Kaylen Sanchez, My Journey as a Research Assistant

Employee Spotlight: Kaylen Sanchez, My Journey as a Research Assistant

Entering undergraduate studies, I studied Psychology, where potential career paths seem to lead straight to either being a psychologist or therapist. During my undergraduate studies, I was given the opportunity to be a research assistant. This opportunity would be pivotal, as it was a career path that I didn’t know existed and would continue to…

Reflecting on Our History and Achievements

Reflecting on Our History and Achievements

We have celebrated many milestones since our first program evaluation project. We have grown from providing needs assessment, evaluation, and strategic planning consulting services in Orange County, California in 2002, to offering our consulting services nationwide with a 40+ person team that spans from coast to coast. As we concluded our 20th Anniversary Celebration year,…

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Looking Back as We Move Forward

As our firm concludes our yearlong 20th anniversary celebration, I reflected back on how EVALCORP began. I have long held an appreciation for engaging stakeholders, using data to inform decision-making, and strengthening communities through participatory evaluation. Making a difference and “Measuring What Matters” began decades ago when I was fortunate to have had incredible mentors…

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Women in Action for Israel

As the news of the terrorist attack in Southern Israel spread on Saturday, October 7th, it sent shockwaves through the country and profoundly impacted millions around the world. For me, like countless others, the events in Israel and the response of many to support Hamas’ attack left me deeply upset and confused. As I returned…

Amazing Turnout for EVALCORP’s Annual Halloween Party

Amazing Turnout for EVALCORP’s Annual Halloween Party

It has become a tradition for EVALCORP to throw a Halloween Costume Party for our team members to compete for a chance to win some cash prizes. This year, we enjoyed another round of awesome costumes together with our newest team member, Kaylen, who got to start her first day with us in her costume…

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– Peter Drucker

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