Evaluation Glossary

Process Evaluation

A form of evaluation that assesses the extent to which a program is operating as it was intended. It typically assesses program activitiesí conformance to statutory and regulatory requirements, program design, and professional standards or customer expectations. Also known as an implementation evaluation.


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

Formative Evaluation
Implementation Evaluation
Mid-term Evaluation
Performance Evaluation