Legislative program evaluation

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Legislative oversight -- United States -- States -- Evaluation, Administrative agencies -- United States -- States -- Evalu
StatementR. Kirk Jonas, editor.
SeriesNew directions for evaluation -- no. 81.
ContributionsJonas, Richard Kirk, 1949-, American Evaluation Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17591629M
ISBN 100787949019

Nebraska Legislative Performance Audit Section ( and ) South Carolina Legislative Audit Council () Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General () Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (, and ) Wyoming Program Evaluation Section of the Legislative Service Office ().

The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) is one of 10 staff sections associated with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). NLPES includes employees of state legislative agencies engaged in program evaluation or performance auditing.

The purpose of NLPES is to advance the professions of legislative program. Here you will find reports on program evaluations performed by the South Dakota Legislative Research Council’s Division of Fiscal and Program Analysis at the direction of the Executive Board of the State Legislature.

The program evaluation process began Legislative program evaluation book with the first reports issued in November National Legislative Program Evaluation Society: Training Resources.

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Training Products Matrix; NLPES Calender and Announcements; Quantitative Methods. Hard numbers can provide compelling evidence. This PowerPoint provides an overview of four quantitative methods: central tendency, regression, survival analysis, and path analysis.

The Program Evaluation Division typically completes five to seven evaluations each year on topics approved by the Legislative Audit Commission. While the Legislative Audit Commission selects evaluation topics, evaluations are conducted independently by OLA’s professional staff, and the resulting reports are solely the responsibility of OLA.

Government Evaluation Act. The Process for Periodic Legislative Evaluation of State Agencies and Programs. The Government Evaluation Act, enacted inestablishes a system for periodic review of the executive branch agencies and independent agencies of state government to evaluate their efficacy and performance.

the General Assembly created the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee to oversee formal evaluation of state agency programs by Program Evaluation Divisionthe partisan staff unit of the —a central, non-Legislative Services Commission.

The Division functions in partnership with the other Legislative Services Divisions. The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee, in consultation with the Division Director, determines evaluation topics and establishes the work plan of the Division.

Evaluations examine what programs are really doing, at what cost, and to what effect, if any. The Division recommends policy options for consideration by the. The National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES) hosts the only national training event designed exclusively for state legislative staff who work in program evaluation and performance auditing.

NLPES will hold its Professional Development Seminar in Park City, Utah, Sept. The JLPEOC reviewed a report published on Aug. 10 by the legislature’s Program Evaluation Division that overall found that the NCDOT and the Council of Internal Auditing had not complied with the Internal Audit Act.

Highlights of the findings state that, “Despite its internal audit unit being the second largest among state agencies, the. This site is part of the Audit Report Library of the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society (NLPES).

It includes audit reports on agriculture, rural development, rural communities, food safety, farming and other related issues.

The mission of the Program Evaluation Division is to evaluate whether public services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner and in accordance with the law. The Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee oversees formal evaluation of state agency programs by the Program Evaluation Division.

The Program Evaluation Division conducts evaluations to determine the degree to which activities and programs funded by the state are accomplishing their goals and utilizing resources efficiently. Each year the division completes evaluations requested by the Legislature.

LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION IN THE STATES FOUR CASE STUDIES on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Legislative Program Evaluation in the States: Four Case Studies by Mark Lincoln Chadwin (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Final report to the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee Cover title. "Report number " "Report number " "The North Carolina General Assembly directed the Program Evaluation Division (PED) to examine timeliness and reporting requirements for the Disaster Recovery Acts of and related.

Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee Non Standing Committee. Authority: G.S. ; SL sec. ; SB Disclaimer: This list is under constant revision and may not be current.

It reflects appointments on file, which may not be updated or complete. Please call the Legislative Library if you have questions ( 2. Program Evaluation Standards Versus GAGAS 55 3. Reports Sample and Population 87 4. State Non-legislative Program Evaluation Units 88 5.

State Non-legislative Program Evaluation Reports 89 6. Metaevaluation Criteria and Sources 93 7. Confidence in Metaevaluation Criteria 95 8. LPE Reports Sample: Standards Cited 9. Legislative policies are laws or ordinances created by elected representatives.

Although policy evaluation and program evaluation have many similarities, there are some important The Magenta Book: Guidance for Evaluation (Her Majesty’s Treasury).

Provides general and. The Program Evaluation Division was directed by the Legislative Audit Commission to conduct the evaluation in June For a copy of the full report, entitled "Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program," (), pp., published on March 4,you may use our order form (request report #).

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The Legislature should consider broadening authority for MDE, MDH, and DHS to share individual-level data from early childhood programs to improve program coordination.

MDE should collect (1) attendance rates and dates of participation for children in early childhood programs and (2) data on the number of children who are not screened. Legislative Program Review and Evaluation Act § Reserved.

Reserved. § Definitions. As used in this chapter, the terms below shall be interpreted as follows: 1. The term "agency" means any agency, authority, board, department, division, commission, institution, bureau, or like governmental entity of the Commonwealth and includes.

and the legislative process—the principles and issues this book addresses are relevant to both. Throughout the rest of the book, the word program may be understood to mean program or policy. Based upon the above discussion, this book defines program evaluation as the process of systematically gathering empirical data and contextual information.

Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee and Program Evaluation Division. The General Assembly enacted Senate Bill /S.L.

which was signed by the Governor on J The legislation created the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee to oversee formal evaluation of state agency programs by a new.

Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee (JLPEOC), and implemented by agencies or the General Assembly, save the State $ million annually.

PED’s –18 annual recurring budget is $ million, for an annual recurring benefit-to-cost ratio of almost 23 to 1. An additional $ million in non. The Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability (OPEGA) exists to support the Legislature in monitoring and improving the performance of State government by conducting independent, objective reviews of State programs and activities with a focus on effectiveness, efficiency and economical use of resources.

Senators; 3 State House Station Augusta, ME ()tty () Secretary's Office: () ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Spring " Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Against the whim: state legislatures' use of program evaluation / R.

Kirk Jonas --Legislative utilization of evaluations / Don Bezruki, Janice Mueller, Karen McKim --Lessons learned from evaluating the feasibility of privatizing.

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She has served as the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society’s liaison to the JCSEE sinceand has is in her second three year term on the Executive Board. Product details. Paperback: pages; Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; Reviews: Get this from a library.

Legislative oversight and program evaluation: a seminar. [Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Oversight Procedures.;]. [11] Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation.

The program evaluation standards: How to assess evaluations of educational programs. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, [12] CDC’s Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program is an additional resource.COVID Resources.

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The Legislative Services Commission appointed John as the first Director of the Program Evaluation Division in June following his services as Project Manager of the NC General Assembly’s.