Evaluation Glossary

Evaluation Plan

A written document describing the overall approach or design that will be used to guide an evaluation. It includes what will be done, how it will be done, who will do it, when it will done, and why the evaluation is being conducted.


US Environmental Protection Agency. (2007). Program Evaluation Glossary. Office of the Administrator/Office of Policy/Office of Strategic Environmental Management/Evaluation Support Division.

Related Terms

Data Collection Plan
Evaluation Design
Evaluation Framework
Evaluation Matrix
Research Design