Discusses the value and purpose of program evaluations, highlights different evaluation tools and techniques, and illustrates how policymakers and program managers can structure and implement evaluations of workforce development programs.

In an effort to foster the more widespread use of program evaluations, ... [this] guide seeks to explain evaluation tools and techniques in a straightforward manner, debunk some evaluation myths, and demonstrate how policymakers and program managers can structure effective, user-friendly evaluations of workforce development programs that best fit their unique program needs" (p.1). (Abstractor: Author)

Full publication title: Evaluating Workforce Programs: A Guide to What Policymakers Need to Know to Structure Effective, User-Friendly Evaluations