Evaluation Glossary

Utility Standards

The Program Evaluation Utility Standards are intended to increase the extent to which program stakeholders find evaluation processes and products valuable in meeting their needs.


Yarbrough, D. B., Shulha, L. M., Hopson, R. K., and Caruthers, F. A. (2011). The program evaluation standards: A guide for evaluators and evaluation users (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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Program Evaluation Standards