Program Management in Secondary Schools: A Metaevaluation
A metaevaluation is an evaluation of an evaluation to assess the utility, feasibility, propriety, and accuracy standards addressed by an evaluation. The purpose of this metaevaluation was to obtain judgmental information regarding the evaluation of a SSLP providing recommendations for further implementation of the program. The metaevaluation was guided by the following criteria: 1) the nature of the evaluation, 2) technical soundness of the evaluation, 3) the usefulness of the evaluation,4) ethical procedures employed in the evaluation, and 5) the practicality of the methods utilized in the evaluation (Rodriguez-Campos, 2004). The Metaevaluation Checklist and the Program Evaluation Standards (Stufflebeam, 1999) were used as tools to guide the authors throughout this metaevaluation. Overall and specific recommendations will be discussed. Implications for evaluators, metaevaluators, program managers, school district personnel, and educators will be provided.
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International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp.61-72.
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Department of Psychological and Social Foundations, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
SeriaShia Chatters is doctoral research assistant in the Department of Psychological and Social Foundations in the College of Education at the University of South Florida. In addition to her role as an evaluator for graduate programs, she has experience in metaevaluation. Seria is a Professional School Counselor and a mental health counselor in the state of Florida. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Counselor Education and a cognate in Evaluation. She received her Master’s degree in Counselor Education at the University of South Florida and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska.
Department of Measurement and Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Eun Kyeng Baek is a doctoral research assistant in the Department of Measurement and Research in the College of Education at the University of South Florida. She has evaluation experiences in a graduate program, special education program and training programs of corporations.
She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Measurement and Evaluation at the University of South Florida. She holds a M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a Concentration in Psychometrics, and a B.S. in psychology.
Faculty, Department of Measurement and Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
Liliana Rodriguez-Campos is nationally and internationally recognized for her collaborative approach to evaluation. She has been awarded with several honors and educational scholarships at the national and international levels, including, the American Evaluation Association’s Marcia Guttentag Award; a Faculty Fellowship from the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE); and the University of South Florida’s Hispanic Heritage Faculty Award. She currently serves as the board of directors’ chair at the Evaluation Capacity Development Group and as the program chair of the Collaboration, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation Topical Interest Group at the American Evaluation Association. Among her several publications, she is the author of the book entitled Collaborative Evaluations: A step-by-step Model for the Evaluator.
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