342 - Counting Quality: Assessing and Supporting Quality in Youth Programs

Thursday, September 28
11:30 AM–12:45 PM

Location: Room 220

Days: Thursday, 28 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Recreation & Sports Programming

This session engages participants in active learning about the model of program quality improvement implemented among 88 youth program providers in New Orleans, including the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission for all of its summer programs. Participants will have an opportunity to experience some of the practices used in the New Orleans Youth Program Quality Initiative; understand key decisions in the design of the initiative; and consider how to apply it in their own communities.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will understand the importance of assessing and supporting quality in programs.
Participants will understand how a model of program quality improvement was implemented in New Orleans.
Participants will explore how to apply concepts and ideas from the training in their own communities.