The Claremont Evaluation Center provides world-class practical and theoretical training workshops in evaluation and applied research.

This longstanding series, taught by leading academics and seasoned practitioners, is made even more accessible by highly interactive online webcasts. Previous years have consistently brought hundreds of participants to Claremont from across the globe, representing an exciting cross-section of the private and public sectors.

Click here for the full list of 2017 workshops.


August 17-22, 2017

Each workshop lasts one full day, from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm.

Follow this link for the full list of workshops. and a detailed daily schedule.

For those attending webcasts, please note that all times listed are in the Pacific time zone.


Onsite Workshops

The workshops take place on campus at Claremont Graduate University, and are also available via live web conference.

Claremont Graduate University
Burkle Family Building, 1st floor
1021 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Each morning begins with a brief group session in Burkle Room 16, adjacent to the registration booth.

Parking is free in the parking lots located on College Avenue, 8th Street, Dartmouth Avenue, 9th Street, and between College and Dartmouth avenues on 11th Street. Street parking is also available during the workshops. Please see the CGU Campus Map for details.

Online Workshops

For those unable to join us in person in Southern California this summer, almost all 2017 workshops will be webcast live. Additionally, recordings of the workshops will be made available online for two weeks after the workshops have concluded.

Registration Rates

Generous gifts to Claremont Graduate University have made it possible for us to once again realize our mission of making high-quality evaluation education more accessible to a diverse group of working professionals and students. In response to economic concerns across the globe, this year’s registration rates have been reduced to make the workshops accessible to the public.

Onsite Workshop Rates

  • Professionals: $100 per one full-day workshop
  • Students: $50 per one full-day workshop

Virtual Classroom Workshop Rates

  • Professionals: $100 per one full-day workshop
  • Students: $50 per one full-day workshop


A limited number of financial scholarships are available for individuals experiencing financial challenges. To apply, please complete and send your application to Richard Dowlat at

Some workshops meet various program requirements for those admitted into the Certificate of Advanced Study in Evaluation, or our MA and PhD Programs.

A certificate of participation is available upon request for all participants. More information about our PhD, MA, and other programs in evaluation is available online.