Module 7: Fidelity Assessment

Learning Objectives

After this module, you should be able to:

  • Knowledge Objectives
    • Define fidelity assessment
    • Describe the rationales for fidelity assessment
    • Understand how fidelity assessment interacts with other Implementation Drivers
  • Practice Objectives
    • Use fidelity assessment in improvement cycles
    • Use fidelity assessment to inform the development and use of the other Implementation Drivers
    • Use a process to develop a fidelity assessment



  • EBP – Evidence Based Program (or Practice)
  • EII – Evidence Informed Innovation
  • STSs – State Transformation Specialists
  • RIT – Regional Implementation Team members
  • DIT – District Implementation Team members
  • IT- Implementation Specialist

Module Content Structure

This Module’s content is structured via three categories:

  • Definitions – content that describes the meaning of an Active Implementation concept
  • Rationale – content that provides reasons for using the information
  • Key Functions – content that provides an overview of the specific components and actions related to the Active Implementation concept. In this module, we will be discussing the key criteria related to fidelity assessment, and examples of their use in education and other human services.