WebNEERS

The Web-Based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System (WebNEERS) is a secure system designed, hosted, and maintained by Clemson University. It was launched in October 2012 as an update to the legacy system, the Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System (NEERS). WebNEERS captures impacts of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and other nutrition education programs, such as the Supplemental Food Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed). The system provides a variety of reports that are used to manage projects, perform diagnostic assessments, and export summary data for state/territory and national assessment. It also incorporates other reporting elements such as the EFNEP 5-Year Plan/Annual Update, the EFNEP budget sheet and budget justification, and the social ecological framework of the Community Nutrition Education (CNE) logic model.

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Who uses the tool

WebNEERS is used in over 800 locations throughout the nation and U.S. territories. All 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Universities (LGUs) are required to use WebNEERS for EFNEP data collection and reporting. Because of its utility for data collection, some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) LGUs have also adopted the system. WebNEERS operates on three system levels: 1) The federal level collects and stores national data that NIFA leadership uses to manage programs and produce reports. 2) The institution level allows each LGU to define, collect, manage and report on their programs. 3) The regional level allows program staff to enter local data and to demonstrate results.

 

How to use the tool

WebNEERS can be accessed from any computer or mobile device and is compatible with all major browsers.  EFNEP and SNAP-Ed each have a unique WebNEERS IP addresses into which their program data are entered.  Only approved users can access the sites: 

There is also a Test System (username and password required) available for universities to use to train new users.  This system is completely separate from the EFNEP and the SNAP-Ed versions of WebNEERS. 
 

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