William Bickel - Presentations
Emeritus Faculty

Bickel, W. E., Iriti, J. E. with Julie Meredith (November 2010). Small Foundations with Big Learning Agenda: A Case of Using Analyses of Past Grant Making to Support Future Organizational Learning. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American

Nov 10, 2010

“Keeping the Promise: Practices for building post-secondary readiness and Promise scholarship eligibility in high schools,”

Apr 2010
Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

“Shaping strategy development through non-traditional evaluation activities,Integrating Evaluation into the Learning Processes of Private Foundations”

Nov 2009
Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Bickel, W. E. Iriti, J., Nelson, C. (Fall, 2008). “Educational L

2009

Bickel, W. E. Iriti, J., Nelson, C. (November 2008). “Shaping Foundation Investment Strategy in Educational Choice: The Role of Decision-oriented Educational Research.” Presented to the faculty and students of the Learning Sciences and Policy Center, Univ

2009

Bickel, W. E. Iriti, J., Nelson, C. (September 30, 2008). “A Strategic Partnership with the Heinz Endowments’ Education Program.” Pittsburgh, Pa: Heinz Endowments

2009

Bickel, W. E. Iriti, J., Nelson, C. (September, 2008). “Evaluation for Learning: A Strategic Partnership with the Heinz Endowments’ Education Program.” Pittsburgh, Pa: Heinz Endowments.

2009

Iriti, J., Bickel, W. E., Nelson, C. A. (April, 2009) “Variation in educational choice approaches: A case study of sector drivers.” Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

2009

Iriti, J., Bickel, W. E., Nelson, C. A. (November, 2008) “Integrating Evaluative Inquiry into the Work of Foundations: A Case Example of a Retainer Relationship,” Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO

2009

Strichman, N. J., Bickel, W. E. (November, 2008) “Measuring the effects of organizational capacity building in Israeli social change nonprofits,” (THINK TANK), at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO

2009

Designing a Strategi Review of a Private foundation's Investments in school Choice

Feb 2008
Presented to the Learning Policy Center Faculty

Building Evaluation Capacity in Israeli Nonprofit Social Change Agencies

Nov 2007
Round Table Presentation, American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Baltimore MD.

Using Evaluative Processes in Foundations: Challenges & Solutions (Think Tank)

Nov 2007
Using Evaluative Processes in Foundations: Challenges & Solutions, American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Baltimore MD.

Learning From Grantmaking

Feb 2007
Invited Panel
Bickel: Panel Organizer & Lead Presenter
Grantmakers in Health Annual Conference
Miami FL

Integrating Evaluation Into the Learning Processes of Private Foundations

2007
Bickel, W. E., Hendricks, A., Iriti, J., Nelson, C. A. (November, 2006) Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Portland, Oregon.

Assessing Nonprofits' Organizational Readiness for Building Adaptive Capacity

Nov 2006
Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Portland, Oregon

“Using recommendations in evaluation: A decision making framework,

Jun 2006
Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society, Atlantic City, N. J.

Strategic Use of Evaluation in Philanthropy

Sep 2005
Paper presented to the Senior management of the Heinz Endowments reflecting on 10 years of evaluation use in the Education Program at the Endowments.

Realizing the Promise: Scholar Retention & Persistence in Post Secondary Education.

Presentation at "Annual Report to the Community by the Pittsburgh Promise"

William Bickel

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