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Aim4Excellence™
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"You will discover that you have two hands. One is for helping yourself and the other is for helping others."
-Audrey Hepburn


A4X | Module Nine: Evaluating Program Quality

Course Number
A4X_M09R_V2
Price
175.00
Overview

Program evaluation plays an important role in the administration of high‐quality early care and education programs. This module provides a framework for understanding and implementing effective evaluation practices. You’ll learn how to select appropriate evaluation tools to achieve your program goals. You’ll learn how to implement continuous quality improvement, the leadership practice of assessing program needs, defining desired outcomes, developing an action plan, and evaluating outcomes. Rather than being threatening, you will discover how evaluation can help you celebrate program strengths, increase staff collaboration, and improve your program’s quality.


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Objective

After completing Evaluating Program Quality, you will be able to:

  • Describe program evaluation purposes, types, and ethical responsibilities.
  • Select appropriate program evaluation tools.
  • Utilize evaluation tools to assess program needs and support continuous quality improvement (CQI).
  • Identify desired outcomes for program improvement.
  • Plan program improvement strategically through cycles of inquiry.
  • Establish norms of continuous quality improvement (CQI) by engaging families and staff in collaborative program evaluation.

Additional Information

You have 90 days to complete the module, beginning the day you purchase the module. 


There are a number of institutions offering the Aim4Excellence™ modules for college credit. Both undergraduate and graduate-level options are available. Learn more about college credit options.

This module is one part of the overall Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential program. To earn you National Director Credential you must successfully (70% or higher) complete all nine modules. To learn more about the credential, visit our website.

After successfully completing the Aim4Excellence™ (A4X) National Director Credential program, your Credential Certificate will be mailed to the address you provided in your profile during your account setup.

Course Hours
16.00