Kelly Sears has been engaged by the Chief Audit Executive to conduct a neutral assessment of the evaluation function at the Correctional Service of Canada. Departments are required to conduct independent assessments of the evaluation function every five years. These assessments focus on the department’s compliance with the elements of the Treasury Board Policy on Results, including such aspects as the usefulness of evaluation reports to management and the function’s independence, objectivity and integrity. Kelly Sears has conducted numerous assessments of the evaluation function over the past decade.