Evaluation Consultations

Dr. David M. Fetterman


(650) 269-5689

Fetterman & Associates provide evaluation services nationally and internationally.We develop user-friendly tools to monitor and evaluate your organization's performance.  Our primary areas include:




School Improvement


Health & Safety

Risk Management



Clinical Residency

Program Development

Professional Development

Professional Development

Executive Coaching

Medical Education
Fiscal Management

Standards &


Revenue Generation
Teaching & Scholarship
Organizational Learning


The most common approaches include: needs assessments, traditional pre- and post-test assessments, online surveys, focus groups, case studies, and ethnographic, participatory, and empowerment evaluations. The majority of projects are conducted within the United States. Selected examples include national work for the U.S. Department of Education, state-level projects for Arkansas and California, and a variety of local level programs.  Local projects include: Portola Valley School District and Nueva in Hillsborough.

Fetterman & Associates also work in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ethiopia, Finland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Clients include:  Arkansas Department of Education, Arkansas Department of Health, California Department of Education, Casey Family Programs, Family & Children Services, Health Trust, Hewlett Packard, Knight Foundation, Poynter, Stanford University, UNICEF, Volunteers of America, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Dr. Fetterman, President and CEO of Fetterman & Associates, has 25 years of experience at Stanford University, in administration, School of Education, and the School of Medicine.  He is a member of the faculty of three universities.  He has received numerous awards, conducted large-scale evaluation projects, published several books, and made contributions to a variety of encyclopedia. His articles appear in Academic Medicine, American Anthropologist, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Educational Researcher, and JAMA. His op-ed pieces appear in newspapers and online throughout the United States. He is frequently requested for radio interviews, focusing on philanthropy, nonprofits, and evaluation.  As such he is a much sought after speaker in the areas of evaluation, technology, motivation, management, and learning. He maintains an active speaking schedule in addition to designing, managing, and supervising evaluation projects.





The agency provides evaluation consultations, technical assistance, and workshops for both developing and mature projects and programs.



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