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Agents and Specialists are required to teach and evaluate at least one educational program during the year. Evaluation can be done using a tool provided with the curriculum or designed using information on this site.

Specific subject matter evaluation tools designed for signature programs are available on the each Program Team website.

While there are many theories and models for the study of evaluation, the NDSU Extension Service has adopted the Kirkpatrick Model as its framework for evaluation.

Kirkpatrick Model: 4 levels of Evaluation

Sample Questions for Each Level



Research seeks to prove
Evaluation seeks to improve.

----Michael Quinn Patton
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