MDE Program Evaluation Tool

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The MDE Program Evaluation Tool is a diagnostic within the AdvancEd ASSIST system.  It is designed to guide schools and districts in self-evaluating a selected strategy, program, or initiative that is being implemented to improve student achievement.

The tool contains 5 sections:

  1. Impact
  2. Readiness
  3. Knowledge & Skills
  4. Opportunity
  5. Implementation with Fidelity

Each section asks for the respondent to provide a description for:

  • Program elements
  • Evidence progress or success within these elements
  • Conclusion based on the evidence

State Resources

The Office of Field Services at MDE has a resources page for the Program Evaluation Tool.  It contains

  • Template of the tool
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Rubric for reviewing program evaluation
  • Training guides
  • Examples of completed tools

Please visit their website:,4615,7-140-6530_30334_51051-328384--,00.html