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Welcome to the Kirkpatrick Partners blog, where we strive to share the most pertinent training and evaluation related tips and thoughts each week. Please check back often, or simply subscribe to our RSS feed to be sure you never miss an update.


There are three easy ways to connect to free training evaluation tools and resources. Each option has its own benefits. Find your preferred avenue of communication, or discover a new favorite.

Our website,, is a repository of valuable training evaluation information. Register as a user to access 100+ resources free of charge.

It's a multi-media feast that has something for everyone: whitepapers, videos, articles, charts and diagrams, podcasts, resources in other languages and much more. One of our more popular downloads is our Blended Evaluation Plan® form. You'll also receive our weekly newsletter filled with helpful training evaluation content.

Click here to browse the Resources Table of Contents. 

The Official Blog of the One and Only Kirkpatrick® is where you'll find our weekly feature, including posts by Jim Kirkpatrick, Wendy Kirkpatrick and guest contributors. An index on the lower right of the page makes navigation easy.

Kirkpatrick Partners has a presence on all major social media outlets. It's a quick, easy way to keep up with the latest news and announcements.

It's no surprise that our biggest social media presence is on LinkedIn, the preferred site for many business professionals. In addition to connecting with Jim, Wendy and the Kirkpatrick company page, you can also join our LinkedIn Discussion group, aptly named "Kirkpatrick Evaluation." Enjoy robust peer-to-peer conversation with other training professionals.

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If you know Kirkpatrick Partners, it's no surprise that the human factor is more than just a concept to us. It is part of who we are and woven into our work daily. We are not "avatars," as Jim likes to say.

This means that if you call us, you will talk to a real, live human being. We're here to answer your questions and assist in any way. You might even end up chatting with Jim. The entire team is also available via email. You'll receive an actual response, not a robo-reply.

Whether you choose to register on our website, follow us on the social media outlet you like best, or just give us a call, Kirkpatrick Partners makes it easy for you to join our community and benefit from our free resources and personal service. Join us today!

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Additional Resources

Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Program - Bronze Level

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation

Creating ROE: The End Is the Beginning

Kirkpatrick Foundational Principles

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