August 3, 2010 Evaluation Tools for Program Success

Evaluation tools are essential in determining programmatic results and are instrumental in providing the hard data necessary to support future funding. Learn how to select, create and implement a variety of program evaluation tools. This workshop provides an overview of the following tools: surveys, structured interviews, focus groups, observations, checklists, case records, and program databases. We will discuss the purposes of each tool, advantages and limitations of each tool, key principles for creating simple but meaningful tools, common errors in creating evaluation tools and how to correct them, how to use or refine existing tools for maximum benefit and the interpretation capacity of each tool.

Date: August 3, 2010
Meets: from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Hopewell Library 209 East Cawson St. Hopewell, VA
Instructor: Trina Willard
Fee: $20 early registration/ $25 walk-in