Overall 24 sites within 17 grantees participated in the self-assessment pilot study by assembling staff teams to collect data and score the Youth Program Quality Assessment (PQA). Youth PQA data collected using the self-assessment method demonstrated promising patterns of both internal consistency and concurrent validity with aligned youth survey responses.
Citation: Smith, C. (2005b). Findings from the self-assessment pilot in Michigan 21st Century Learning Centers. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation.