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Evaluation planning guide:

Evaluation planning worksheet:

Evaluation planning:

Evaluation planning checklist:

Evaluation handbook:

Developing a logic model:

Evaluation design checklist:

Budget checklist:

Planning influential evaluations:

Utilization-focused evaluation checklist:

Making evaluation meaningful to stakeholders:

Stakeholder workshop checklist:

Engaging stakeholders in designing evaluation questions:

Logic models:,

Logic model development guide:

Pell Institute PowerPoint presentations from COE and NCAN 

Fulfillment Fund – Evaluation as quality improvement (DataLogicModel March 11 2008 v3, chart v2) 

San Antonio Theory of Change OMG Center for Collaborative Learning 

North Central Florida Educational Talent Search: Logic Model 


Sample Logic Models:






Boulmetis, J., & Dutwin, P. (2005). The ABCs of evaluation: Timeless techniques for program and project managers (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

Carmines, E.G., & Zeller, R.A. (1979). Reliability and validity assessment. Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 17. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

The Program Manager’s Guide to Evaluation. (n.d.). Retrieved April 13,2010, from: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Spaulding, D. T. (2008). Program evaluation in practice: Core concepts and examples for discussion and analysis. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Stake, R.E. (1976). Evaluating educational programmes: The need and the response. Paris, France: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Trochim, William M. (2006). The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 2nd Edition. Retrieved April 13, 2010, from:

Worthen, B.R., & Sanders, J. R. (1987). Educational evaluation: Alternative approaches and practical guidelines. New York: Longman.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation (2001). Logic model development guide: Using logic models to bring together planning, evaluation, & action. Retrieved April 13, 2010, from: