Download: Getting to Know an Evaluator

This guide suggests questions for project staff to ask when interviewing evaluators. Project staff need to ensure that an evaluator has the right qualification and skills, and that their personality and vision for evaluation mesh well with the project. These questions will help project staff get to know an evaluator and determine whether they’re right for their project.

About the Authors

Lyssa Wilson Becho

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Principal Research Associate, The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University

Lyssa is the Director of EvaluATE, she leads the training elements of EvaluATE, including webinars, workshops, resources, and evaluation coaching. She also works with Valerie on strategy and reporting for the ATE annual survey. Lyssa is a principal research associate at The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University and co-principal investigator for EvaluATE. She holds a Ph.D. in evaluation and has 7 years of experience conducting evaluations for a variety of local, national, and international programs.

Megan Zelinsky

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Senior Research Associate, The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University
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