Outcomes and Beyond: A 3-Step Approach to Evaluating Program Success

Outcomes and Beyond: A 3-Step Approach to Evaluating Program Success


This webinar occurred on April 16, 2024


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Rebecca Teasdale
Principal, Rebecca Teasdale & Associates

Rebecca Teasdale is principal of Rebecca Teasdale & Associates and an assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a librarian, Rebecca held leadership positions in urban and suburban public libraries. She now helps libraries build their capacity to evaluate their offerings and make evidence-based decisions regarding programs, services, collections, and staffing. Rebecca has evaluated projects in libraries, museums, afterschool programs, and universities, as well as professional development initiatives in the US and internationally. She was a founding member of the Project Outcome Task Force and currently directs Embedding Evaluation in Libraries, a team-based training and coaching program for public library staff. She holds an MA in library and information science and a PhD in educational psychology with specialization in evaluation methodology.

Linda Hofschire

Linda Hofschire has more than 25 years of experience conducting social science research and evaluation and providing training in-person and online. She directs the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL), an initiative to provide data and evaluation training for library staff. She also works as a library evaluation and training consultant. Linda was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2017. She has an MA and PhD in Mass Media from Michigan State University, and an MLIS from the University of Illinois. She is passionate about making data accessible and meaningful to users.