FHWA Civil Rights: Data Collection and Program Evaluation. …why should I care?. Data Collection and Program Evaluation (Analysis). …can be confusing. Objectives. Identify the importance of data collection and program evaluation. Explain the basic structure of an evaluation plan or strategy.
…why should I care?
…can be confusing
“Program evaluation is like a bunch of feathers because it lifts you up to get a bird’s eye view so you can see the whole picture” (unknown).
Each State DOT must “develop procedures for the collection of statistical data (race, color, religion, sex, and national origin) of participants in, and beneficiaries of State highway programs, i.e., relocatees, impacted citizens and affected communities.” (23 CFR 200.9(b)(4))
Evaluation is like an acorn because it must overcome adverse conditions to grow into a tree” (unknown).
What does it all mean?