Whether you are just beginning to deal with evaluation as a component of your work, or you are a seasoned professional looking to expand your skills and knowledge, TEI is here for you.
Our curriculum is designed for busy professionals with only a few days to spare for intensive professional development.
Who does TEI train?
- Independent evaluators
- Consulting firms
- Internal evaluation staff
- Government employees
- University faculty members
- Accountability agents at major nonprofits and for-profits
Where do TEI participants work?
TEI has provided training to participants from:
- Federal agencies (Department of Justice, Department of State, Department of Education, IRS, NIH, CDC, FDA, and dozens more)
- Major NGOs and nonprofit organizations (Gates Foundation, Red Cross, AARP, Heifer International, and many more)
- Independent consulting agencies
- For-profit organizations
- United Nations agencies
- International institutions (World Bank, IMF, and the governments of many countries)
- University think-tanks (Penn State, Cornell, Vanderbilt, Purdue, and nearly 100 more)
- State governments across the USA
- Local government agencies (school districts, police departments, power companies, and more)
- The U.S. Army, Navy, and Marines
Here’s what TEI participants have said!
I am already senior management, but thanks to TEI, I’ve become a more sophisticated, capable program executive. I’m more focused on producing great outcomes, versus merely coping with day-to-day activities. I can speak with increasing confidence and authority on what types of measures are important to our program and its stakeholders, and explain why other seemingly important measures are in fact just curious distractions. After having participated in 2 or 3 years’ of TEI courses, I enrolled in the Pitt Ed.D. program, where I found myself a step or two ahead of my peers in discussions about evaluation and applied social research. Class readings and discussions would cover the work of leading evaluation scholars and I’d smile and say, “I’ve personally studied with those experts through TEI.” – Curt, Director at a Nonprofit Organization
I was impressed not only with the depth and breadth of the content provided in the TEI courses I took, but also and I think, more importantly, I learned a lot of real-life examples, tips, DOs and DON’Ts in conducting real-world evaluation from the lecturers and resource persons who have many years of evaluation experience behind their belts. – Jun, PhD Student in Higher Education