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Introducing the Kuder Career Program Evaluation

We’re excited to announce that the new Kuder® Career Program Evaluation™ (KCPE) is now available for clients seeking a seamless way to measure the effectiveness of their CTE, college and career readiness, or career development programs through a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative survey and analysis.


What is the KCPE? 

The KCPE captures stakeholder perspectives through a series of online surveys containing questions tailored to each group’s unique perspectives to gather feedback on what they feel are their most important needs and challenges. The results of the surveys can then be used by career development program leaders to guide future action.

“The KCPE offers a point-in-time snapshot that assesses all aspects of a career development program and its context,” said Rich Gates, chief product officer for Kuder.

“The KCPE identifies a program’s strengths, weaknesses, and the areas in which improvement may be called for. Identifying areas that show the most potential for improvement is an essential first step,” said Gates.


The KCPE aligns with international career development best practices. 

The KCPE incorporates concepts from National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) Framework as well as concepts from international policies and initiatives, including (but not limited to) The Australia Blueprint for Career Development by the Australian Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs; and Guidelines for Policies and Systems Development for Lifelong Guidance, a Reference Framework for the EU and for the Commission by the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network.

“Every CTE, college and career readiness, or career development program has goals and objectives,” said Abby Stickel, senior business intelligence analyst for Kuder. “The KCPE helps define those goals and objectives, and gathers everyone together to work toward achieving them.”


Make Kuder your partner for evaluating career programs.

The KCPE at a glance:

  • Kuder facilitates comprehensive surveys to gather and compare feedback from students, parents, educators, and businesses/community members. The KCPE includes 30 questions targeted to each stakeholder group, with the option to add 10 customized questions for each stakeholder group.
  • Pre- and post-evaluations of survey items are cross-walked across each stakeholder group.
  • The Kuder team reviews survey feedback and compiles a report that provides a useful picture of the client’s CTE, college and career readiness, or career development program’s present state and needs. Specifically, the report identifies themes and calls out areas to be addressed as suggested by data analysis.
  • Clients draw on the KCPE report to develop action plans; align and integrate results into their strategic goals; strengthen internal collaboration; initiate improvements; and demonstrate the potential impact of their CTE, career readiness, or career development programs.

KCPE Report Samples

KLNA Reporting Sample

KLNA Reporting Sample


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