It's time to put all the pieces together to tell a coherent story about the results regarding program operations, program participation, participant outcomes, and program impacts. Here are some of the questions you should be addressing:

  1. How and why did these findings come about?
  2. How do findings on program operations help explain findings relating to program participation, participant outcomes, and program impact?
  3. How do patterns of participation help explain findings on participant outcomes and program impact?
  4. To what extent can participant outcomes be attributed to the program?

In putting the pieces together, you and your evaluator may find yourselves reflecting on the major conclusions, or main take-away points, from the evaluation. This could include a discussion of how these findings may be used-for example, for program improvement-as well as lessons learned in conducting the evaluation and how you might do things differently in the future.

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