Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s)
Part I: Developing Your Evaluation Plan
Who is the audience for this workbook?
What is an evaluation plan?
Why do you want an evaluation plan?
How do you write an evaluation plan?
What are the key steps in developing an evaluation plan using CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation?
The Process of Participatory Evaluation Planning
Step 1: Engage Stakeholder
Defining the Purpose in the Plan
The ESW: Why should you engage stakeholders in developing the evaluation plan?
Who are the program’s stakeholders?
How do you use an ESW to develop an evaluation plan?
How are stakeholder’s roles described in the plan?
Step 2: Describe the Program
Shared Understanding of the Program
Stage of Development
Step 3: Focus the Evaluation
Developing Evaluation Questions
Budget and Resources
Step 4: Planning for Gathering Credible Evidence
Choosing the Appropriate Methods
Data Sources and Methods
Roles and Responsibilities
Evaluation Plan Methods Grid
Step 5: Planning for Conclusions
Step 6: Planning for Dissemination and Sharing of Lessons Learned
Communication and Dissemination Plans
One Last Note
Pulling It All Together
Part II: Exercise, Worksheets, and Tools
Step 1: 1.1 Stakeholder Mapping Exercise
Step 1: 1.2 Evaluation Purpose Exercise
Step 1: 1.3 Stakeholder Inclusion and Communication Plan Exercise
Step 1: 1.4 Stakeholder Information Needs Exercise
Step 2: 2.1 Program Stage of Development Exercise
Step 3: 3.1 Focus the Evaluation Exercise
Step 4: 4.1 Evaluation Plan Methods Grid Exercise
Step 4: 4.2 Evaluation Budget Exercise
Step 5: 5.1 Stakeholder Interpretation Meeting Exercise
Step 6: 6.1 Reporting Checklist Exercise
Tools and Templates: Checklist for Ensuring Effective Evaluation Reports
Step 6: 6.2 Communicating Results Exercise
Outline: 7.1 Basic Elements of an Evaluation Plan
Outline: 7.2 Evaluation Plan Sketchpad
Logic Model Examples
OSH Logic Models Example
Preventing Initiation of Tobacco Use Among Young People
Eliminating Nonsmokers’ Exposure to Secondhand Smoke
Promoting Quitting Among Adults and Young People
DNPAO Logic Model Example
State NPAO Program—Detailed Logic Model
Making your ideas stick, reporting, and program planning
OSH Evaluation Resources
DNPAO Evaluation Resources