CEO is dedicated to assessing the
impact of its programs. Agency
partners and their contractors are required to demonstrate significant
participant benefits to maintain funding.
accountability is a hallmark of CEO programs.
A distinct evaluation strategy has been developed for each
CEO program, reflecting the availability of extant data, implementation status,
the timing of expected program outcomes, and general knowledge of a particular
intervention. These evaluations
inform program and budget decision-making, and contribute to public policy and
program development in the human service field more generally. CEO hopes that
rigorous evaluation and monitoring practices will become the standard among City
CEO’s monitoring and evaluation activities are led by an in-house
team, in partnership with City agencies, and four external research
organizations. These organizations provide independent and objective analyses of
CEO programs. The evaluation effort
is led by the CEO Director of Program Development & Evaluation, Kristin
MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research
organization that is dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and
policies that affect the poor.
Westat is an employee-owned research firm known for the quality of its
professional staff in a broad range of research areas, including statistical
design, survey research, and program evaluation.
Associates is a national social services research and evaluation consulting
organization that has worked extensively with City agencies, including the
Department of Education, the Administration for Children’s Services, the
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Economic Development
Innovation Laboratory at Harvard University, applies a research and development model to education reform.