Accreditation, Certification, and Credentialing: Relevant by James W. Altschuld, Molly Engle

By James W. Altschuld, Molly Engle

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It is unclear what Gephart and Potter’s definition was, and Conner et al. (1980) did not provide a definition for what constituted a program. May et al. (1986) provided the first formal definition, which stated that a “program shall prepare students to conduct independently a program evaluation” (p. 72). Altschuld et al. 72). This definition was later used by Engle et al. (2006) and LaVelle and Donaldson (2010) for their studies, and was recently updated to be even more specific such that curriculum must have two or more courses with the term “evaluation” in the title (LaVelle, 2014).

Less official, more personal use of existing competencies is an ongoing companion to such discussions and applications. edu) to engage in personal reflection about evaluation practice and to discuss what it means to be a professional evaluator. Professional development sessions (King, 2013) and training programs (a certificate program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout) have been structured around the competencies, and professors can use the competencies to design curricula and structure instruction for novice evaluators (see Lavelle & Donaldson, Chapter 3 of this issue).

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