Cedarbaum Prize Evaluative Criteria
|Categories of Criteria
|3 – Superior
|2 – Average
|1–Doesn’t meet standard
|Explanation of the Innovation
|Innovation is valid, appropriately current, understandable by target audience, authoritative, and appropriate.
|Innovation is partially valid, less than appropriately current, garners less than complete understanding by target audience, is incomplete in elements of authority and appropriateness.
|Innovation is invalid, outdated, not understandable by target audience, deficient in authority and appropriateness.
|Creativity – under Inspired Innovation
|Breakthrough approach or new paradigm.
|Incremental improvement or new practice or tool
|Feasibility & Risk under Support Implementation
|Is feasible/realistic and highly likely to produce desirable outcomes. Associated risks are minimal.
|Is reasonably feasible/realistic and likely to produce desirable outcomes. Associated risks are moderate.
|Is unrealistic/unfeasible and unlikely to produce desirable outcomes. Associated risks are unacceptable.