iEval serves many types of clients, ranging from small nonprofit organizations to large intermediate school districts and universities to healthcare organizations. Evaluation contracts may be short-term, project-specific evaluation planning, analysis, and reporting or long-term, strategic evaluation implementation and integration. A sampling of the current clients iEval is working with is below.
Before School, After School, & Summer Programs
The evaluation plan for these programs (often 21st Century Community Learning Center grantees) includes interviewing students, parents, principals, regular school day staff members, and program staff members; conducting program observations; monitoring the implementation of the program in meeting stated objectives; evaluating program quality; surveying parents and students; and analyzing student data including academic achievement in reading and math, behavior, attitudes, and attendance. iEval shares evaluation data on a regular basis with program staff, provides technical assistance in implementation, and creates a comprehensive annual report. Several current clients include: Clare-Gladwin RESD, Communities in Schools of Kalamazoo, Muskegon Public Schools, and Traverse City High School.
Birth to College Success
iEval is evaluating the planning and implementation of comprehensive, coordinated efforts to address issues facing families and youth from birth to college success. Evaluation activities include process evaluation, social network analysis, program observations, coordination of secondary and tertiary data sources, and analysis of indicators focused on school readiness and success. Several current clients include: Early Childhood Connections and The Learning Network.
The projects iEval is working with focus on the impact of intensive, multi-faceted teacher professional development, innovative educational deliveries, and research-based programs on students, teachers, administrators, and the community. Subject matter includes healthy students, early childhood education, mathematics, literacy, and more. Several current clients include: the Michigan Fitness Foundation/Michigan Nutrition Network and ETHOS Science Center.
iEval works with a variety of health-related organizations, providing evaluation technical assistance, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analyses, evaluation training, and reports and presentations that are useful for program improvement. Several current clients include: Prevention Works and the Berrien County Health Department.