Monitor Progress / Make Improvements

The following steps should be taken when developing a strategy to monitor progress and make improvements to water projects in schools.

Make it Happen

Step 1: Designate a point person for evaluation

Identify a person or group to monitor, evaluate, and report back to stakeholders regarding implementation and outcomes of the water program.

Step 2: Evaluate Implementation Process

Conduct “Process Evaluation” to document changes to water environment, wellness policy, and cost of implementing the program.

Step 3: Evaluate your program Impact

Conduct “Outcome Evaluation” to measure changes in students’ knowledge about water; students’ attitudes toward water or other beverages; students’ beverage consumption.

Step 4: Share results and make improvements based on evaluation

Use evaluation results to make improvements to the water program. Report findings to stakeholders.