Evaluation Glossary

Monitoring System

An on-going system to collect data on a program's activities and outputs, designed to provide feedback on whether the program is fulfilling its functions, addressing the targeted population, and/or producing intended services.


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

Performance Management
Performance Measurement
Performance Monitoring
Program Monitoring