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Program Evaluation KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Program Evaluation KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in understanding the basics of project evaluation in order to properly assess projects and programs. It is organized around three elements to assist educators with their program evaluation.

Task 1: Identify Stakeholders

Guideline: As noted in the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook, "a stakeholder is defined as any person or group who has an interest in the project being evaluated or in the results of the evaluation." To undertake an effective evaluation it is essential to identify and engage those persons who are involved with the program/project or those who derive benefit from it.




Checklist of Possible Stakeholders

A broad range of stakeholders should be involved in the improvement process. This checklist may help the improvement team identify stakeholders in its community.



Engaging Stakeholders

This program evaluation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control offers insights on the importance of engaging the persons or organizations having an investment in what will be learned from an evaluation and what will be done with the knowledge. Though the content is orient towards the public health environment, it may be of interest to educators.

Identifying Stakeholders

Extracted from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook, the document addresses the importance of involving stakeholders in the evaluation process, suggests who they may be, and offers three key points to remember.

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