The Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS) is the oldest professional society for program evaluators in the United States. Founded in 1978, EERS remains a vibrant contributor to program evaluation practice and theory. As a local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association(AEA), the purpose of EERS is to promote key goals of the profession in our region.
1. Growth of the evaluation profession through information sharing and educational activities
2. Use of innovative and appropriateevaluationmethodologies
3. High quality evaluation through fostering research, developing and improving professional competencies, and disseminating and utilizing results.
In this capacity EERS convenes an annual conference for evaluation professionals, and operates this website to provide information about that conference and other activities of interest to evaluators.
Getting Involved in EERS
EERS does not charge for membership. Any individual interested in the purposes of EERS is welcome to participate, by proposing a conference presentation or getting involved in the organization and leadership of the society. All professionals – those who are not students – pay the same rate for conference participation. Anyone wanting to get more involved may also…
EERS is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of the President, the President-Elect, the immediate Past-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and a minimum of six Board Members at Large.
Th EERS By-Laws are available below. To receive a copy of the EERS Federal Tax Return, please make a request using our contact form.
The EERS address of record is: Eastern Evaluation Research Society P.O. BOX 173 Wyncote, PA 19095-0173
Other Professional Affiliations
EERS makes an important contribution to our profession by organizing and hosting our annual conference each spring. Other, more local organizations in the EERS geographic area offer membership and activities complementary to that yearly event. Professional evaluators are encouraged to explore the opportunities offered by our city-based, informal partner organizations working to support and advance the evaluation profession.