This selection was curated to provide general resources on evaluation as well as resources that can be applied more specifically to the purposes of AGEP projects.

AEA Guiding Principles for Evaluators

The Guiding Principles reflect the core values of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) and are intended as a guide to the professional ethical conduct of evaluators.

American Evaluation Association

This professional association of evaluators includes publications, an online community, tips and best practices via the AEA 365 Blog, topical interest groups (including the STEM Education and Training TIG), evaluator search, and multiple events including an annual conference.

Equitable Evaluation is for All Evaluation

This blog post is a reflective piece written in 2018 on what it means to practice equitable evaluation, even if an evaluation does not have an explicit focus on equity.


EvaluATE is the evaluation learning and resource hub for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program and includes several relevant resources such as webinars, newsletters, workshops, and more.

Evaluation as a Tool for Equity – A Primer on Equitable Evaluation

This is the inaugural webinar hosted by the newly-formed Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation Practices (AAEEP).

How Do You Evaluate Systems Change? A Place to Start

This blog post offers advice on how to evaluate systems change work.

Learning from Failure. Lessons for Evaluators and Organizations

This blog post features four lessons that can be useful for development and evaluation professionals.

Racial Equity Impact Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit provides information to implement a Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA), which is a systematic examination of how different racial and ethnic groups will likely be affected by a proposed action or decision.

Talking Circles: A Culturally Responsive Evaluation Practice

This article explores using talking circles. These are safe spaces where relationships are built, nurtured, reinforced, and sometimes healed; norms and values are established; and where people connect intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally with other members of the Circle.

Using a Principles‐Focused Evaluation Approach to Evaluate Coalitions and Collaboratives Working Toward Equity and Social Justice

In this chapter in the New Directions for Evaluation journal issue, the authors describe the relevance and importance of principles for collaborative evaluation work addressing inequities and social injustice.