Learn About Evaluation
Evaluation is a systematic approach to gathering and analyzing performance, programs, or services, so you can make informed decisions for the future. Whether these decisions relate to policy development, resource investment, program planning, emergency preparedness, or workforce development, evaluation provides evidence-based information to guide those actions.
Program Evaluation documents a program's impact on its recipients. It answers: Did a program produce the desired results? Learn more >
Training Needs Assessment reveals what curriculum is needed to further develop your workforce. It answers: What trainings and training formats are best for my workforce? Learn more >
Training Evaluation tells you how well trainings were received. It answers: Did the participants learn, enjoy, and consider the training useful? How will they apply what they learned, and will it improve performance? Learn more >
Evaluation of Drills and Exercises will tell you the thoroughness of your plan, identify gaps, and determine appropriate stakeholder involvement and commitment. Learn more >
See our Tools & Resources section for more materials to help you learn.