Resources

Program Evaluation Overviews and Comprehensive Guides

CDC Framework for Program Evaluation Outlining six broad steps and four standards, the CDC provides an overview of program evaluation.

Evaluation Exchange The Harvard Family Research Project at Harvard Graduate School of Education developed these archived periodicals on emerging strategies in evaluation.

Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self Study Guide Published in 2011, this CDC guide walks readers through 6 steps of conducting public health program evaluations: 1) engaging stakeholders, 2) describing the program, 3) focusing the evaluation design, 4) gathering credible evidence, 5) justifying conclusions, and 6) ensuring use of evaluation findings and sharing of lessons learned.

Program Logic Models

 

Monitoring and Evaluation