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Program Evaluation

Cooperative Extension uses non-formal education and experiential learning to share research-based knowledge with adult and youth clientele. It is critical in the conception, development and implementation of such programming that evaluation be included. This is critical in all essential stages of the experiential learning process to provide the most effective opportunities for learning and a measurement of impact or results of these activities. Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension faculty and professional staff are expected to evaluate their teaching performance as well as the quality of their programming, and the short, medium and long term impacts on the participants. The following resources provide an opportunity for skills development and a repository for several evaluation forms that can be used with specific audiences: