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Moroney Deborah, Newman Jessica, Smith Charles, McGovern Gina, Yohalem Nicole, April, 2014
Literature Review
Every Hour Counts, formerly the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS), commissioned this literature review as it is in the process of revising its 2008 measurement framework to reflect changes in policy, practice, and research. The…
Moroney Deborah, Newman Jessica, Smith Charles, McGovern Gina, Yohalem Nicole, April, 2014
Executive Summary
Every Hour Counts, formerly the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS), commissioned this literature review as it was in the process of revising its 2008 measurement framework to reflect changes in policy, practice, and research.…
Yohalem Nicole, Devaney Elizabeth, Smith Charles, Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, October, 2012
Other
This guide was developed by the Forum for Youth Investment (the Forum), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities and the nation make sure all young people are Ready by 21(R) -- ready for college, work and life. The writing…
Yohalem Nicole, Pittman Karen, Lovick Edwards Sharon, January, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of strategies for public and private funders to support the improvement of the after school program workforce
Starr Elizabeth, Yohalem Nicole, Gannett Ellen, October, 2009
Other
An exploration of the competencies that youth workers in out of school time programs need to possess in order to provide high quality services to promote youths' development
Yohalem Nicole, Granger Robert C., Pittman Karen, Spring 2009
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of quality initiatives in practice, policy, and research for the out-of-school-time field
Yohalem Nicole, Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, January, 2009
Methods
A guide to observational instruments for measuring out-of-school time program quality, including the instruments' purpose, structure, content, and technical properties
Yohalem Nicole, Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, January, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a guide to observational instruments for measuring out-of-school time program quality, including the instruments' purpose, structure, content, and technical properties
Granger Robert C., Durlak Joseph A., Yohalem Nicole, Reisner Elizabeth R., April, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of findings from two studies, one of which reviews the impacts of after school programs on personal and social development and the other of which reviews instruments that measure the quality of youth programs
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, Pittman Karen, March, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of three case studies of quality-improvement efforts in programs providing out-of-school time services
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, Pittman Karen, March, 2007
Reports & Papers
Three case studies of quality-improvement efforts in programs providing out-of-school time services
Yohalem Nicole, Wilson Alicia, Yu Diana, 2005
Other
A discussion of out-of-school programs surrounding issues of quality, the manner in iwhich they are defined and assessed, and the ways quality can be improved and sustained
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the collaboration, coordination and networking of after-school programming between organizations and community stakeholders
Hall Georgia, Yohalem Nicole, Tolman Joel, Wilson Alicia, 2003
Other
A study of after-school programs in Boston, MA, and the city?s desire to promote and support young peoples? positive development and academic success through quality after-school programs; the study includes discussion of learning theories, the…
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of out-of-school programming and workforce development