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The Evaluation Spring Training Experience

The Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) is an interdisciplinary training institute for evaluation studies at the University of Minnesota. During the week-long annual Spring Training experience, the institute brings together MESI faculty and staff, colleagues across the University, as well as professionals from the Twin Cities and across the United States to create interdisciplinary evaluation training.

Spring training draws professional evaluators, program directors and staff, community agency staff, students, and others interested in conducting or using evaluations.

Spring training participants gain:

2018 Spring Training

Evaluation Keynotes, Panels, Training Track Sessions, Workshops, & Community Evaluation Field Trips

Spring Training Theme: A World of Opportunities: Harnessing the Power of Evaluation

Monday & Tuesday, March 19 & 20, 2018

9:00 am–4:30 pm each day

Intensive One- & Two-Day Workshops presented by:

Wednesday & Thursday, March 21 & 22, 2018

Plenary Addresses by:

Panel Discussion with Dr. Donaldson & Community Leaders in Evaluation:

Concurrent ½ Day Training Sessions in Tracks:


Continuing Education and Conference Center
St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota

Intended Audiences


2017 Spring Training

Upcoming Spring Training Schedule

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Revised November 6, 2017

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