1. Why is it important for community-based organizations to conduct a Program Evaluation?
2. Define what summative assessment refers to and provide an example of how your practicum site may
conduct a summative assessment to measure children, youth, or families learning experiences in a
specific program, class or activity offered.
3. Define what formative assessment refers to and provide an example of how your practicum site may
conduct a formative assessment to measure children, youth, or families learning experiences in a specific
program, class or activity offered.
4. What are some of the ways your practicum site evaluates their program outcomes for participants,
services, or staff (e.g., client surveys, intake forms, assessments, etc.). Do you believe these methods are
effective? What suggestions do you have on how they can improve their evaluation procedures?