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Barrington, Gail

Gail Vallance Barrington Barrington Research Group, Inc.

Gail Vallance Barrington is a Credentialed Evaluator (CE) and a certified teacher. During her 35 years as owner and manager of an independent consulting company, she completed over 130 evaluation studies, mainly in education, health, and research. She has authored articles, book chapters, and the popular book, Consulting Start-up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers (SAGE, 2012). She has served on the boards of both the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES). Awards include the CES Contribution to Evaluation in Canada Award (2008) and the AEA Alva and Gunnar Myrdal Award for Evaluation Practice (2016). She is a Fellow of the Canadian Evaluation Society (2018) and the Certified Management Consultants of Canada (2014). She holds degrees from McGill University (BA), Carleton University (MA) and the University of Alberta (PhD in Educational Administration). She teaches research and evaluation skills online for Michigan State University and the University of Alberta.

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