This presentation describes the development and the tools used to create a multi-year strategic evaluation plan for a multi-program Federal Agency. Using the theory based Impact Evaluation Framework for Technology Deployment developed by Reed, Jordan and Vine (2007), a comprehensive and integrated multi-year plan tuned to agency priorities was developed. The plan simplifies the complex
It is a large task, and one that is not accomplished without thought, prior planning, buy-in, and support from decision makers. One of extension administrators’ largest tasks, as they strive to create extension systems able to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, is developing, creating, updating, and implementing statewide strategic plans. The strategic planning process requires clearly defined objectives, identified measureable outcomes, and teams ready to fulfill the determined plan. State extension systems have attacked strategic planning in a myriad of ways, but research showing how evaluators can assist in the development and implementation process is lacking. The three papers in this multi-paper session examine a state’s strategic planning process from multiple angles exhibiting how evaluators can be used to assist in building a future for Extension
These slides are from the "how to" presentation, "Inviting Clients into Our Tent: How to Prepare and Lead a Strategic Learning Debrief." They are from the presentation on Evaluation Learning Circles by Cohen Research & Evaluation, LLC, and the Comprehensive Health Education Foundation. ...
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