Welcome to the Program Evaluation Network

The Program Evaluation Network (PEN) is a planning and evaluation tool that helps Extension educators to:

  • be accountable for their programs,
  • demonstrate the impacts of their programs, and
  • pinpoint improvements in their programs.

The Program Evaluation Network software is a database that offers validated response scales measuring outcomes targeted for Extension programs. PEN assists in creating tested survey instruments, analyzing and storing data so that the process of planning and evaluating programs and writing impact statements is streamlined.

PEN features:

  • validated instruments offered for short-term, intermediate and long-term outcomes.
  • the opportunity to create an instrument specific to your program.
  • validated instruments pilot-tested with diverse group.
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