Office of Performance Evaluations

Recognitions and Awards

2014 Impact Award of the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society for the report Reducing Barriers to Postsecondary Education.

2014 Notable Document Award of the National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Confinement of Juvenile Offenders.

2013 Impact Award of the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society for the report Coordination and Delivery of Senior Service in Idaho.

2013 Notable Document Award of the National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report State Employee Compensation and Turnover.

2012 Excellence in Research Methods Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Equity in Higher Education Funding.

2012 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Idaho's End-Stage Renal Disease Program.

2012 Notable Document Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Lottery Operations and Charitable Gaming.

2011 Alva and Gunnar Myrdal Government Evaluation Award, presented by the American Evaluation Association, recognizing an individual or group whose evaluation work is highly influential in government context.

2011 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Increasing Efficiencies in Idaho’s Parole Process that documents programmatic improvements and public policy impact.

2011 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for two reports Distribution and Sale of Liquor in Idaho and Governance of EMS Agencies in Idaho that explores "substantive information on contemporary issues of interest to legislators."

2010 Excellence in Research Methods Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Public Education Funding in Idaho for its "outstanding use of evaluation methodology."

2010 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Idaho Transportation Department Performance Audit that documents public policy impact.

2010 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Increasing Efficiencies in Idaho’s Parole Process for its "excellent executive summary and attractive formatting."

2009 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Governance of Information Technology and Public Safety Communications that documents public policy impact.

2009 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Idaho Transportation Department Performance Audit for its "innovative and impartial presentation of funding needs and recommendations for Idaho’s transportation infrastructure."

2009 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, in recognition of the report Public Education Funding in Idaho for its "easy-to-understand presentation of complex concepts related to education funding."

2009 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Feasibility of School District Services Consolidation that identifies areas of school-related financial savings.

2008 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Management in the Department of Health and Welfare that documents public policy impact

2008 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Virtual Schools Operation that explores "topics of contemporary interest to legislators and staff by presenting substantive material in an outstanding format."

2007 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report State Substance Abuse Treatment Efforts that documents public policy impact.

2007 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Use of Average Daily Attendance in Public Education Funding that explores "topics of contemporary interest to legislators and staff by presenting substantive material in an outstanding format."

2006 Excellence in Evaluation Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for "best advancing the field of legislative program evaluation” from 2002 through 2005.

2006 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, in recognition of the report Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind that explores "topics of contemporary interest to legislators and staff by presenting substantive material in an outstanding format.”

2006 Notable Documents Award, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Research Librarians, for the report Use of Social Security Numbers for Drivers' Licenses, Permits, and Identification Cards that explores "topics of contemporary interest to legislators and staff by presenting substantive material in an outstanding format.”

2006 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Strategic Planning and Performance Measurement that documents public policy impact.

2005 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Fiscal Accountability of Pupil Transportation that documents public policy impact.

2004 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Return of Unused Medications from Assisted Living Facilities that documents public policy impact.

2003 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report Improvements in Data Management Needed at the Commission of Pardons and Parole: Collaboration With the Department of Correction Could Significantly Advance Efforts that documents public policy impact.

2000 Impact Award, National Legislative Program Evaluation Society, for the report State Board of Pharmacy's Regulation of Prescription Controlled Substances that documents public policy impact.