To make her application stronger, Darcy should mention ways she will analyze and report her findings once she is able to collect data. She should state how she will collect data related to her original goal, objectives, and activities, and discuss how the data will show that the program has been implemented according to the plan. She may also explain that she will eventually be able to identify accomplishments and indicate areas where the mentoring program needs improvement. Finally, she should note when she will be able to produce a report.
With this information included in her application, Darcy has provided the Mayor with a good desciption of her mentoring program as requested.
Based on Darcy’s program design and data collection strategy, she should be able to produce a report on the implementation and preliminary outcomes of the newly designed program in approximately one year.