Performance Measurement TJDR Peer to Peer Meeting October 7 and 10, 2011 Washington, D.C. Janet Chiancone Associate Administrator for Budget and Planning Kristen Kracke Performance Measures Coordinator. Agenda. History on Federal Performance Measurement
Performance MeasurementTJDR Peer to Peer MeetingOctober 7 and 10, 2011Washington, D.C.
Associate Administrator for
Budget and Planning
Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)
Shift from accountability for process to accountability for results
Programs must show effectiveness to justify funding
Several State-level efforts also in place
Performance/Accountability a priority
Economic realities make this necessary
WH Position: “Chief Performance Officer”
“If we believe the government can make a difference in people’s lives, we have the obligation to prove that it works – by making government smarter, and leaner and more effective...”
President Barack Obama
April 13, 2011
Six identified strategies with the highest potential for achieving meaningful performance improvement within and across Federal agencies:
Funding and Information Flows
Programs need to show effectiveness to justify funding.
Congress and OMB
Grantees and programs
What Is Performance Measurement?
A system of tracking progress of the chosen activities in accomplishing specific goals, objectives, and outcomes.
QuestionHow much?What does it mean?
ExampleGame scoreGame analysis
TimeframeContinuous (Ongoing)Interval (Discrete)
CostLess expensiveMore expensive
Performance measurement is necessary, but not sufficient, for evaluation.
What are OJJDP’s Performance Measures?
[Several options – select most relevant behavior]
Tribal Youth Program (TYP) Grant
Core Measures Data
Figure 1. Percentage of Grantees Implementing Evidence-Based Programs and/or Practices
Figure 2. Number of Program Youth Served
Table 1. Target Behaviors, January–June 2011
Note: OJJDP will begin performance measurement validation and verfication this year (TYP in future).
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