Early Learning Evaluation
As the Early Learning Program begins to implement its new model in the 2017-18 program year, the program has engaged the PSESD Strategy, Evaluation and Learning Department to conduct a formal evaluation of the implementation of this model. The evaluation approach is developmental, meaning that:
- The purpose of the evaluation is to examine and document implementation of the Early Learning design.
- This information will be used to inform planning, strategy, and continued development of the design.
Given the ongoing nature of the evaluation, the evaluation team, Nathalie Jones and Sarita Siqueiros Thornburg, will provide current results and next steps related to the evaluation on this landing page, as they are available. Please contact either of the following with questions or suggestions:
Evaluation Progress Reports
Background, results, and next steps
Early Learning Evaluation Overview Screencast (October 9, 2017)
Evaluation Phase I Themes and Next Steps - PSESD staff, Policy Council, and Center Directors surveys from September 2017
Evaluation Phase I Themes - PSESD staff input re: clarity of roles and how roles relate to Early Learning Program Goals, from January 2018 Early Learning staff meeting
PSESD staff input re: clarity of roles, structures - role-alike discussion groups conducted in April-May 2018
Early Learning Evaluation Advisory Group
Information and materials from Early Learning Evaluation Advisory Group meetings are available here.