Successful evaluation requires having the right plan and the right person to implement it.
This brief presents key questions to ask when selecting an evaluator. What do you want or need to get out of your evaluation? Do your goals point toward a process, formative, or outcome evaluation? What kind of evaluator can get the information you want?
It walks through the process of selecting an evaluator, including identifying evaluation activities, finding evaluators to consider, determining questions to ask candidates, requesting a proposal, and negotiating the plan and terms.