University of FloridaUF/IFAS

PDEC Function


Supports Faculty in Programming

  • teaches in-service education programs
  • assists and organizes needs assessment surveys
  • conducts situational analyses using socio-demographic data
  • provides guidance in implementing educational programs
  • develops publications and how-to handouts on programming

Assists with Strategic Planning

  • teaches faculty to develop and use strategic plans
  • assists with monitoring the accomplishment of strategic plans

Supports Faculty in Evaluation

  • teaches in-service education programs
  • assists and organizes evaluation surveys
  • identifies impact measures and guides impact studies
  • develops publications and how-to handouts on evaluation

Enhances Program Quality

  • coordinates county program reviews
  • uses evaluation data for marketing programs to key stakeholders

Maintains State Accountability Data and Assists With Assessing and Implementing Programming Strategies

  • coordinates UF/IFAS evaluation and accountability efforts
  • designs and assembles POW & ROA databases
  • analyzes management data to assess organizational performance
  • coordinates the preparation of accountability reports
  • designs frameworks for long-range planning
  • supports program design and interdisciplinary research teams
  • researches new model and strategies for accountability systems

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Office Location
  • 126 Bryant Hall
    P.O. Box 112060
    Gainesville, FL 32611-2060
  • Phone: (352) 392-0386
    Suncom: (622) 0386
    Fax: (352) 392-9633