As one of the NASP Practice Model domains, research and program evaluation is critical to effective service delivery.
Faculty and graduate students can use this comprehensive guide to introduce this domain of practice as part of their coursework. Practitioners may find this resource important to program evaluation planning and implementation for data-based decision making and accountability.
Written by and for school psychologists, this book is ideal for those seeking to:
- Learn about implementation of this NASP Practice Model domain and implications for practice
- Evaluate a multitiered system of supports to achieve systems-level change
- Ensure fidelity in implementation of program evaluations
- Evaluate professional learning in schools and universities
- Determine concrete goals and objectives for evaluations
- Transition to more evidence-based practices in their role
The book is packed with supplemental resources to get you started, including standards for program evaluation, a checklist for high-quality professional development training, an evaluation planning template, an assessment schedule, a district communication plan, and more.
“Timely, practical, and focused, this book is an invaluable resource on program evaluation. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.” - David Shriberg, PhD, Professor of Education, Loyola University Chicago
“Morrison and Harms authoritatively answer the question that plagues many school professionals: How do I know this program is working in my school? Advancing Evidence-Based Practice Through Program Evaluation is a definitive source for conducting program evaluation in the schools. Its emphasis on school-based procedures and case studies make this an invaluable resource for all school professionals.” - Kara E. McGoey, PhD, Professor and Director, School Psychology Program, Duquesne University