All around the world individuals and organizations work hard to achieve positive change. We help these organizations collect, interpret, and use evidence about their work to maximize their impact.
What We Do
Established in 1999 as a resource for the University of Mississippi and the wider Mississippi community, we have spent the last 20 years supporting local, state and national organizations to learn more about the impact of their work.
We believe that evaluation is not just a check-the-box exercise, but instead is a foundation for learning, improvement, and—ultimately—doing as much good as possible.
Evaluating Student Success in Higher Education: A Plea for Needs Assessment
By Jessica Osborne The concept of student success is still a relatively new phenomenon. Its historical origins stem…
Facilitation Tools for Evaluation – Part 1
By Rachel Scott As evaluators we are called to “act with urgency to help transform the systems, policies,…
Are we at a fork in the road?
New Directions for Evaluation Co-Editors-in-Chief Drs. Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead and Sarah Mason are co-hosting a virtual symposium to explore…