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The National Center for Quality Afterschool

Helping local practitioners and state education agencies develop high-quality and balanced programs

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Training Services

Staff Professional Development Sessions: Evaluation

Effective Evaluation Strategies for Afterschool Programs

This session discusses user-friendly ways to undertake afterschool program evaluation that are useful for continuous improvement and for demonstrating program impact to external stakeholders. Use of attendance data, program quality and satisfaction measures, cost per unit of service, and program outcome measures are covered. Surveys and data recording examples are provided.

Using Quality Indicators to Evaluate Afterschool Programs

A Program Quality Self-Assessment Tool developed for use in afterschool programs is shared as one example of a self-examination tool for boards and staff of afterschool programs. This workshop is designed for new programs looking for a place to start with evaluation.

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Contact us to discuss your professional development needs and how the Center can assist you.

Online Training for Afterschool Staff
The Afterschool Training Toolkit is available online free of charge.

The following resources can be used with the online Afterschool Training Toolkit to give you the resources you need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching afterschool activities.