Program Improvement Cluster

Using Stakeholder Assessments to Identify Strengths and Needs


Training Outcomes
Blended Delivery
Certification Fulfillment Criteria

You will be able to:

*Identify three starting points for launching a program improvement initiative.


*Analyze a variety of research-based stakeholder assessments that can be used to measure your programís instructional and programmatic strengths and needs.


*Engage your staff in adapting stakeholder ssessments to reflect local and state policies and procedures.


*Use and analyze the results of a teacher/tutor, local director, program , student, and/or partner needs assessment.

Introduction to Program Improvement: This one-hour online course will introduce you to the three starting points for program improvement:  self-assessment, research, and data.
This six-hour face-to-face workshop will allow you to explore the use of various models of research-based stakeholder assessments that can help identify professional development, instructional, and programmatic strengths and weaknesses.
During this one-hour webcast, you will discuss your experiences with adapting, using, and analyzing the results of one selected self-assessment.

In addition to participation in all training activities, you will:

  • (1)Engage staff in customizing one selected self-assessment.


  • (2)Conduct the self-assessment.


  • (3)Respond to Program Improvement Decision Points.


  • (4)Post responses in your electronic portfolio.


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