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All CERA Webinars are free to members!

CERA offers two webinars, one in May and one in September.

If you have a presentation or topic you would like to present as a future CERA webinar, please complete this short form.

Online Workshop

June 2024

Help! My Data Is Wrong! – Improving Data Quality with the Data Use Self-Assessment Tool

Presented by: Rachel Perry

Date: June 5, 2024 

Time: 1 to 2:15 pm

September 2023

Best Practices in Survey Design

Presented by: Sherrie Reed Bennett and Valerye Salazar

Surveys are an essential tool in educational research and evaluation and how these instruments are designed is critical. In fact, how we ask the questions may be more important than what we ask.  Presenters will share their expertise in survey design to help you create valid and reliable instruments for your next project.

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May 2023

Stupid Excel Tricks

Presented by: Cathy White and Nikki Antonovich

Despite the plethora of data analysis tools and programs, we still rely quite often on Excel. One of the reasons is the sheer number of built-in tools and functions that make our work much easier. “Stupid Excel Tricks” will cover timesaving shortcuts, cool formulas, and fun ways to make data shine!

September 2022

Best Practices for Effective Communication

Presented by: Nikki Antonovich and Kasia Faughn

Effective communication is inextricably connected with Data Driven Decision Making—informed decisions are rooted in a deep understanding of the data and effective communication is how we get there.​

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May 2022

Five Ways Evaluation Activities Mitigate Program Failures

Presented by: Dr. Shannon Coulter 

Dr. Coulter is an expert in program evaluation and works in this capacity at the San Diego County Office of Education and is a Past President of CERA. With so many initiatives and programs being funded in schools and universities it has become apparent that we need tools to ensure effective implementations that produce valid results.

"I just want to thank you because this validates the work we are doing and helps explain the challenges we have had"

Nashwa E.

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