Week 1 Project Assignment
For the course project, you will conduct a program evaluation. You are to select a nonprofit or public program you know well or can obtain the needed information about to use for the project. You will assume the position of program evaluator and use information about the program to conduct an evaluation. As a comprehensive evaluation needs to be conducted in a five-week time frame a small to medium program should be selected for which the needed program information can be obtained.
For the evaluation, you will:
For Week 1, complete the following:
By Day 2 of this week, select a program to evaluate. Email your instructor the organization’s name, program’s name, how you will gain information about the program, and a URL/link to the organization’s web site. You need the instructor’s approval prior to beginning the week 1 assignment. This may take a day or two so complete this requirement early in the week.
Once you obtain approval, discuss the organization’s history, mission statement, and programs. Provide a more detailed description of the specific program that will be evaluated. Identify the program’s major stakeholders. Finally, identify the type of program evaluation that will be conducted and provide a rationale for why.
The Program to be evaluated is the Georgia School Punishment system.