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SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework and Interpretive Guide

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The SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework and Interpretive Guide is a tool for SNAP-Ed programs to use. All SNAP-Ed programs use these 51 indicators to measure the success of their programs.

For each indicator, the Evaluation Framework and Interpretive Guide provides details, background, research, and measurement instructions.

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Read examples of SNAP-Ed programs using Evaluation Framework Indicators (previously called Practitioner Stories).

Addressing the Challenges of Conducting Effective SNAP-Ed Evaluations: A Step-by-Step Guide (PDF, 1.48MB)

SNAP Education and Evaluation Study Wave I 

"Reports on the evaluation of the first (Wave I) of two sets of demonstration projects selected to identify potential models of effective SNAP-Ed interventions and impact evaluations." Wave I evaluated four interventions aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption, three among preschoolers or elementary age children, and one among low-income women."

SNAP Education and Evaluation Study Wave II 

"This study presents the evaluation of the three SNAP-Ed demonstration projects. Two of the three demonstration projects studied targeted low-income children in elementary school settings with the goal of increasing children’s consumption of fruits and vegetables. The third project also focused on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption and targeted seniors. One of the child-focused interventions and the FNS developed Eat Smart, Live Strong program for older Americans demonstrated increases in fruit and vegetable consumption. This study also evaluated the self-evaluations conducted by the three demonstration projects."