For more than 25 years, Hallie Preskill has provided evaluation, organizational learning, and training workshops and services for healthcare, nonprofit, education, foundation, government, and corporate organizations.
Prior to FSG, Hallie spent more than 20 years in academia, teaching graduate-level courses in program evaluation, training design and development, organizational learning, appreciative inquiry, and consulting. Her research has focused on evaluation capacity building, transfer of learning/training, evaluation use, and evaluation as a catalyst for individual, team, and organizational learning. Hallie’s books include Reframing Evaluation through Appreciative Inquiry (2006), Building Evaluation Capacity: 72 Activities for Teaching and Training (2005, 2015), Evaluation in Organizations: A Systematic Approach to Enhancing Learning, Performance & Change (2001, 2009), Evaluation Strategies for Effective Strategies for Communicating and Reporting (2005), Becoming the Change (2009), and Evaluative Inquiry for Learning in Organizations (1999).
Hallie was the 2007 President of the American Evaluation Association. She received the American Evaluation Association's Alva and Gunnar Myrdal Award for Outstanding Professional Practice in 2002 and the University of Illinois Distinguished Alumni Award in 2004. Hallie holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.