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Monday, September 17 • 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Getting to good data, not just easy data: Using core principles to improve how well your data represents the community

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At The Improve Group, we have experienced the effectiveness of using values to frame decisions for data collection. We will draw on 3 recent statewide surveys that illustrate how a set of core principles needs to shape outreach in order to achieve better representation. We have found this framework to be of particular importance in longitudinal, individual-level data collection – such as you may use to chart changes in community indicators over time.

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Daren Nyquist

Director of Consulting, The Improve Group
Daren Nyquist, M.P.P., is a Director of Consulting at The Improve Group, a woman-owned, full-service evaluation, research, and strategic planning consulting firm based in St. Paul. The Improve Group is committed to helping local, national, and international organizations make the... Read More →

Monday September 17, 2018 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
Heritage Gallery
  MEASURE, Health & Wellbeing
  • Presentation Format TALK (one of two talks in a 50 min. session)