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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 KnowledgeBaseis 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 4: Share Findings

Guideline: Communicating with constituent groups is an ongoing activity. When sharing quantitative information be sure it is an easy to understand format and a language suitable for each audience you are presenting it to. When communicating with national-origin language minority parents about school related matters the school must do so in a language they understand.


Guidelines for Effective Public Engagement

This Education Leadership Toolkit document offers five guidelines for effective public engagement. The Education Leadership Toolkit was a project of the National School Boards Foundation under a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Presenting to Difficult Audiences

Not everyone may be receptive to the message being conveyed. This document provides five recommendations for presenting difficult messages to audiences.

Ensure Use and Share Lessons Learned

This program evaluation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control suggests five elements that are critical for ensuring use of the evaluation's output. Though intended for the public health environment the content may be of interest to educators.

Making Community Presentations

This document from the Community Toolbox provides basic information and tips for presenting information to the community through presentations such as public speeches, informal talks, town meetings, debates, workshops, or seminars.

Writing to Linguistically Diverse Audiences

Writing effectively for an audience with a wide variety of backgrounds is difficult. This page provides several resources to help writers craft their message to reach the widest possible audience.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and are intended for general reference purposes only. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Center, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Some resources on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This website archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.