Module 5: Evaluation of Rural Early Childhood Health Promotion Programs
Evaluation involves collecting and analyzing information to examine the characteristics and outcomes of the early childhood health promotion program. Evaluation provides information to measure the program's impact and identify areas for improvement. Careful evaluation of programs is critical to ensuring the program is achieving its goals.
This module provides methods and considerations for evaluating early childhood health promotion programs. For a detailed overview of program evaluation, see Evaluating Rural Programs in the Rural Community Health Toolkit. For information about evaluating rural health promotion and disease prevention programs, see Evaluation Tools in the Rural Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Toolkit. For more information on evaluating rural programs addressing obesity prevention, see Evaluating Program Efforts in the Rural Obesity Prevention Toolkit.