Evaluation Committee

Dynamic, Collaborative and Influential

The purpose of the ASNNA Evaluation Committee is to advance evaluation practice that aligns with the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework; distill learning to strengthen SNAP-Ed programs; and disseminate evaluation findings that advance methods, support practitioners, and contribute to advocacy efforts.

The committee develops an annual workplan that aligns with the key components of its purpose. Teams led by committee members establish annual objectives and work products then meet regularly to accomplish their goals. Progress on the workplan is reported to the full committee during monthly meetings. Ad hoc teams of diverse members are also pulled together as needed to provide an evaluative perspective for emerging issues, ensuring that the committee is dynamic, collaborative, and influential.

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October, 2023

Ethical Storytelling & Asset-Framing: A Toolkit for Centering Equity when Communicating Programmatic Success

Toolkit prepared by the Evaluation and Reporting Subcommittee of the National Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators
(ASNNA) Evaluation Committee Representing SNAP-Ed Agencies.

August, 2023

ASNNA Map of Maps

The GIS subcommittee consolidated contemporary maps and dashboards from State and Implementing Agencies, culminating in a comprehensive “map of maps” for broader dissemination.

July, 2023

Guide to Coordination and Collaboration 

Guide to Coordination and Collaboration: Among the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) and Other Federal Programs

March, 2023

First Analysis of Nationwide Trends in the Use of the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 55, Issue 3, Pages 235-244

July 11, 2022

SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework 2.0 Workshop: Keeping the Framework on the Leading Edge

 

24 ASNNA leaders of each Committee, Evaluation Committee team leaders, Evaluation Committee members who were involved in the development of the Framework, and FNS representatives were invited to the workshop.

December 11, 2021

The SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework – Nationwide Uptake and Implications for Nutrition Education Practice, Policy, and Research

Research Brief by Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB)

December, 2020

Recommendations for Implementing the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program (SNAP-Ed) Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill

The Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA) extends its appreciation to leaders from 21 states who participated in a workshop on implementing provisions of the SNAP Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Services Grant Program (SNAP-Ed) in the 2018 Farm Bill. The convening was held on February 3, 2020, in Alexandria, Virginia.

October, 2019

“The SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework: demonstrating the impact of a national framework for obesity prevention in low-income populations”

From the  Translational Behavioral Medicine, Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2019.

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