The Children's Trust places a strong emphasis on accountability and documenting the impact of investments, as well as making data-informed planning decisions through access to timely and accurate information and results. By statute, Children's Services Councils are to collect statistical data and conduct research that will inform the needs of children in the county.
The primary goal of the Research and Evaluation Department is:
TO COORDINATE STRATEGIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN MIAMI-DADE THROUGH HIGH QUALITY PROGRAMS
INVESTIGATE & INTEGRATE
PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD