Develop a Communications Plan

This web page from the Evaluation Toolkit website outlines a six question approach that can be used to develop a communications plan for the dissemination of evaluation results.


  • Who Will be the Key Staff Doing the Communicating?
  • What are the Communications Goals and Objects?
  • Who is the Target Audience(s)?
  • When and How Frequently to Plan to Communicate?
  • How to Communicate the Results?
  • What Resources Are Available for Communicating?


The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, the Institute for Higher Education Policy, and Pathways to College Network. (2014). Develop a communications plan. Retrieved from

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