Improvement science for the public and social sector

QTurn’s purpose is to support social sector organizations to build Quality Improvement System (QIS) and increase social value. Flipping the script on higher-stakes models that limit potential creates opportunities for frontline managers and staff to own the quality improvement agenda, achieve outcomes and, with partners, produce citizen science.

QTurn News

NITA M. LOWEY 21ST CCLC GRANT PROGRAM 2021 SUMMER SYMPOSIUM SESSIONS

See and Be Seen: Observing SEL Skill to Build SEL Equity

July 20, 2021 | 12:30pm EST

Socio-emotional skills are at the center of the 21stCCLC theory of change because SEL skills have a compounding effect on many developmental outcomes (e.g., academic achievement) and must be accurately “seen” to build SEL equity. Three best practice methods of observing children’s SEL skills are introduced to participants with guidance for use…

Learning Recovery: Best Practices and New Models

July 22, 2021 | 1:30pm EST

Afterschool educators have pivoted services to “learning at a distance.” Now is the time to document what’s working. Session participants will learn a method for documenting Best Practices and New Service Models fit to local needs using the Guidance for Out-of-school Time Learning at the Distance (GOLD)…

Noteworthy Publications + Tools

MEASUREMENT TOOL

QTurn's Suite of SEL Skill Measures

July - August 2021

MEASUREMENT TOOL

Management Practices Self Assessment Tool

January 2020

Explore the measures and assessments QTurn has developed to meet the needs of youth development organizations.

WHITE PAPER 1

Socio-Emotional Skills, Quality, and Equity Framework

July - August 2021

WHITE PAPER 2

Measuring Socio-Emotional Skills in Out-of-School Time Settings

COMING FALL 2021

WHITE PAPER 3

The Quality-Outcomes Design and Methods (Q-ODM) Toolbox

COMING FALL 2021

Dig into the QTurn theory and methodology, explore the products produced for our clients, and learn from QTurn’s legacy.