Surveys provided by the After-School Initiative’s (ASI) Toolkit for Evaluating Positive
Youth Development – developed by The Colorado Trust and National Research Center Inc. (to be completed monthly and end of program).
Results and assessments of the field trips and guest speakers
Students ability to describe the various careers that were covered
Student journaling of their special interests, required preparation and skills to enter into chosen field of work
The results from the ASI’s surveys will show growth in the different 4-Fold skills technique (Head, Heart, Hand and Health). These skills include decision making, reasoning, critical thinking, communicating, building relationships
and developing a sense of purpose and many more.
Classroom teachers and parents’ feedback will also be noted. The students’ performance and behavior are key milestones.
Critical Thinking –
compiling supporting information to highlight the career cluster they have chosen
Creative Thinking – creatively display the research on the
information gained from the field trips, guest speakers, and classroom activities.
working together as a team. Compiling individual information and collectively
presenting as team.
how well they communicate in their teams and how well they articulate and portray the career subjects they have
Assess the student reactions to staff and activities.