This assessment tool is for 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs to monitor program quality as well as to plan for future program improvements. The overarching theme of the O-QAR is theory and research in community youth development, childcare settings, school-family-community partnerships and expanded school improvement. Organizations in the first cohort of grantees completed the online assessment and received access to the data. These grantees, as well as future cohorts, will revisit the assessment in the future.
This assessment data is useful for identifying program strengths and weaknesses and is the basis for the strategic planning professional development. The rubric includes data management and analysis tools to assist the user in working with the data.