ERIC Number: ED181562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: 0
Needs Assessment: User's Manual.
Crouthamel, Willard; Preston, Stephen McClain
Needs assessment is a process for identifying discrepancies between existing conditions and desired conditions. This manual details six major steps for carrying out needs assessment in a school system, along with 19 tasks and 59 subtasks. The six steps are: 1) initiate the needs assessment process; 2) conduct assessment of perceived needs; 3) verify perceived needs by objective means; 4) determine systemwide needs priorities; 5) choose needs to be addressed by improvement effort; 6) conduct a causal analysis of the needs to be improved. (Author/LD)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Advisory Committees, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Linking Agents, Needs Assessment, School Districts
Georgia Department of Education, 303 State Office Building, Atlanta, GA 30334 ($1.70)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Dissemination and Resources Group.
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
Identifiers: Research and Development Utilization Program
Note: For related documents, see EA 012 357-362