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TCAM Evaluation Webinar Series for Mentoring Program Staff: Part One

Event date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

This Webinar series, available free of charge to OJJDP-funded mentoring grantees over two sessions, provided tools to help mentoring program staff effectively carry out a strategic approach to evaluating their mentoring program. Session One, Enhancing Evaluation to Improve Results, addressed developing a strategic approach to evaluation to promote sustainability.

Learning Objectives for webinar participants:

  • embrace evaluation
  • understand process and outcome features
  • describe what it takes to put an evaluation plan to work
  • be prepared to use findings strategically to strengthen and sustain efforts


 This 2-part webinar covered:

  • key features of process and outcome evaluations
  • what it takes to put an evaluation plan to work
  • approaches to use evaluation findings strategically to strengthen and sustain efforts
  • the steps to select appropriate validated assessment instruments based on the program logic model outcomes
  • how to administer and analyze the instruments used

This series, developed by members of TCAM’s advisory group, the National Consortium of Mentoring Practitioners along with TCAM staff, was directed by Janet Forbush, co-chair of the TCAM National Consortium of Mentoring Practitioners, TCAM Senior Advisor, and evaluation expert.  

 Go to Part 2 of the Evaluation Series

Additional Resources

Enhancing Evaluation Presentation_4.16.12.pdf498.86 KB
TCAM Evaluation Series_Part One Transcript.pdf639.65 KB