May you all be enjoying our lovely summer weather! I just want to check in briefly with the teams about evaluation materials. I believe everyone has received their evaluation orientation packet and should have either received the rest of the materials (such as youth surveys and consent forms) from or have been in touch with Grant about their schedule to get started with the initial data collection before the meetings start. If you have not received the materials you need, please either contact Grant or myself (Kim). We are here to support you, all you need to do is communicate! If you have any concerns or questions, please contact me either by email (email@example.com) or phone (715-403-5241).
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- Adult leader planning and reporting forms
Thank you so much for all your contributions to the evaluation process so far. We realize that programs like this require a little more effort for evaluation purposes and we really appreciate your cooperation. We are working on ways to make the adult leader planning and reporting form a little easier next year and would like to talk to some of the adult leaders about my ideas to get their feedback. If you would like to be contacted to offer your views, please email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will then contact you directly to discuss your experience and views with the form.
- Parent's comments and feedback link
I hope you have enjoyed your Driven to Discover program this summer. We often get random notes from parents about how the program has impacted their youth. We thought we would try being a little more proactive this year in getting feedback. We have created a short form that parents can access through a link to provide comments or stories about what their youth did within or outside the program. You can email them the link along with the text so they can provide us with any feedback about the program. Feel free to check the link out yourself before sending it. While sending the link is not mandatory, we hope that you will participate in the process. Thank you!
The link below allows you to share anything you wish regarding the Driven to Discover program's impact on your youth or other feedback about the program. We encourage you to share your experiences or stories of how the Driven to Discover program has affected your youth's interest in studying the natural world.
There is a checkbox at the end of the form for you to choose how confidential you wish to keep your information.
Thank you! We appreciate your help keeping track of the larger impacts of Driven to Discover!
After your final meeting, please remember to send attendance forms in with your post-assessments to Siri (contact info below).
Address: Attn: Siri Scott
Center for Youth Development
1420 Eckles Avenue, Suite 475
St. Paul, MN 55108
Post-assessments and care packages sent!
We sent out the post-assessments as well as some treats for your youth as they fill out these delightful surveys -- please be sure to save enough time at the last meeting for this. If you did not receive either one of these, please contact Siri (email@example.com; 612-624-7999). Enjoy, and a huge thanks to you and your youth for your help in this evaluation!