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Resources: Quality/TA Tools

August 1, 2013

ExCEL 2013-14 Quality Action Plan

SFUSD ExCEL, August 2013 Quality Action Plan The goal of the 2013-14 Quality Action Plan is to create a quality improvement roadmap for individual programs and for ExCEL as a whole for the coming year.  The Quality Action Plan tool will guide you to develop goals and a timeline for your site’s quality improvement process for 2013-14 and to develop program activities

Core Competencies for Out of School Time Staff

San Francisco Expanded Learning Collaborative, August 2013 Core Competencies These core competencies build on existing national and local research on core competencies for out of school time staff and are aligned to the sections of the California After‐school Program Quality Self‐Assessment (QSA) tool. The back of this document lists the two sets of core competencies – one for afterschool line staff and one for

May 1, 2011

Summer Quality Self-Assessment Tool

San Francisco Expanded Learning Collaborative, May 2011 QSA Summer Tool This Summer Quality Self‐Assessment (QSA) tool is designed to help you and your program staff enhance your summer programs. There are 11 sections, which reflect the 11 sections of quality adopted by San Francisco’s Expanded Learning Collaborative and which are derived from the California Afterschool Network’s Quality Self-Assessment Tool.

September 1, 2009

California Afterschool Program Quality Self-Assessment Tool

California Afterschool Network and the California Department of Education, September 2009 CA Afterschool Program Quality Self-Assessment Tool The QSA Tool is a collaborative project of the California Afterschool Network and the California Department of Education. It has several different uses: engaging stakeholders in conversations around quality and continuous program improvement; generating an action plan for immediate, mid-range, and long-term development

August 1, 2009

Raising the Bar: Quality Improvement Systems for Youth Programs

Forum for Youth Investment, August 2009 Raising the Bar-Quality Improvement Systems for Youth Programs In this issue of Out-of-School Time Policy Commentary, FYI compiles lessons learned about building quality improvement systems for OST programs, based on recent research and activity in the field.

April 1, 2009

Practices to Keep in Afterschool and Youth Programs

Youth Development Institute, April 2009 Part 1: Supervision at the Beacons Part 2: Young People Advocate for, Plan, and Provide Services to Their Communities Part 3: The Social Group Work Approach Part 4: From Membership to Leadership Part 5: Knitting Together School and Afterschool Part 6: Preventing Placement in Foster Care Part 7: Tailor Made – Attracting, Retaining, and Engaging