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Finding a Qualified Evaluator at the Proposal Stage

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Start Date:  6/8/2017 1:00 PM CST
End Date:  6/8/2017 2:00 PM CST
Venue Name:  Virtual Webinar
Organization Name: Grant Professionals Association
Contact: Kelli Romero
   Email: kelli@grantprofessionals.org
   Phone: 9137883000



This webinar will be held from 1:00pm to 2:00pm Central.

Webinar Description:
There are many approaches to finding a qualified evaluator – which is right for you? A modest project with a light budget may need to look locally whereas a big DoL budget may face bidding issues. In any event you often have to name an evaluator in your proposal. This webinar will point the way to quality evaluation sources and help you work with an evaluator to structure the letter of commitment and evaluation section for the proposal.  A must have for today’s competitive proposals. After this webinar you will also know how to manage the evaluator relationship prior to the submission.
Learn to:

  • Establish the evaluation development timeline
  • Prepare to interview a prospective evaluator
  • Set expectations for the evaluation section
  • Create a reasonable budget and cost.


Presenter:
Michael Lesiecki, is the Principal at Luka Partners in Phoenix, Arizona. Michael was the Principal Investigator for a large center grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program at the Maricopa Community Colleges. He has 27 peer-reviewed journal publications and one patent. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Oregon State University. He was a Research Professor at the University of Utah and an Associate Professor at the University of Puerto Rico. At Exxon Research and Engineering, Dr. Lesiecki worked as a Senior Scientist and at Candela Laser Corporation he was the Director of the Bioscience Division. 
Dr. Lesiecki currently serves on proposal review committees for the NSF, Department of Education and Department of Labor. Lesiecki was a member of the NSF’s Committee of Visitors. The committee provides NSF with external expert review of quality and outcomes. Lesiecki has managed major grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health over the past 23 years. He now serves as the Chair of the Community College Liaison Panel for EvaluATE, the Evaluation Resource Center at Western Michigan University.


Skill Level:
Beginner; Intermediate; Advanced


Learning Track:
Proposal Development - Pre-Planning; Communication Skills; Proposal Construction; Professional Development; Grant Management and Reporting and Evaluation

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed:   6/6/2017 11:45 PM


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