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 the Fremont Area Community Foundation.
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, ETHOS Science Center, and the Michigan Office of Great Start and Early Childhood Investment Corporation.
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, the Berrien County Health Department, and the Community Health & Wellness Department at Lakeland Health.