Evaluation

Many federal, state, and private agencies/organizations require the programs that they fund hire evaluators to assess  the effectiveness of their implementation and their impact. I an experienced evaluator with both the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary to conduct mixed-method evaluations. I am currently the evaluator of Strong Coasts, a National Science Foundation-funded Research Traineeship program. My toolkit of evaluation methods include:

  • Interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Surveys
  • Logic models
  • Evaluation matrixes

I will collaborate closely with your leadership team to develop the appropriate evaluation to assess your project’s impact. My deliverables include:

  • A comprehensive evaluation to include in the grant proposal
  • Evaluation instruments such as interview protocols and surveys
  • Data analysis reports
  • Written formative and summative assessments
  • Annual evaluation reports for funding agencies/organizations

To discuss your evaluation needs, contact me at chrystal.smith@uconn.edu