External Evaluation Reports
Visit this section to find reports and evaluations generated from outside the IRIS Center.
- Evaluation of the Personnel Development Program to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities (PDF)
This 2013 report, produced by the U.S. Department of Education in conjunction with the Institute of Education Science (IES) and the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, represents a highly detailed effort “to conduct evaluations of the implementation and impact of programs supported under IDEA,” the IRIS Center among them.
- IRIS Center Resource Use and Perceived Influence (PDF)
This external evaluation report (2012) details the results of a survey to determine who is using IRIS Resources, how highly they rate those resources, and to what extent those resources influence their practices and programs. The survey focused on college and university faculty and professional providers.
IRIS Center External Evaluation: Formative Outcome Evaluation Findings of Faculty and Professional Development Providers (PDF)
This comprehensive external evaluation report (2017) assesses data around four key areas: (1) who is using the IRIS Center’s resources (i.e., Modules); (2) how IRIS is satisfying current needs, (3) how the IRIS Center’s Modules are being infused in courses, curricula, and professional development, and (4) future needs.