Element 5: Using Comprehensive and Current Monitoring Tools

Monitoring tools support staff's capacity to effectively execute monitoring and oversight activities. They provide structure, organization, and guidance that helps monitors collect, analyze, and assess the quantitative and qualitative data explained in Element 4: Conducting Data-Driven Analysis. 

This element, Using Comprehensive and Current Monitoring Tools, discusses the essential tools that states should have in place for effective monitoring and the need to ensure they are comprehensive, current and provide maximum value.