2016-2017 Weikart Center YPQI Roadmap Webinar Series Archive

2016-2017 WEBINAR SERIES:

Increasing Youth Voice and Leadership

Guest Presenter John Weiss from The Neutral Zone will share strategies around building strong youth-adult partnerships, creating a youth advisory council and incorporating youth leadership into programs. The Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor Michigan is, “a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth through artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas.”

Resources:

Empowering Older Youth Through Transforming Organizations That Serve Them

Youth-Driven Space -- Formative Index

Recording Available Here

 

Best Practices for Self-Assessment

From the PQA Basics training to the submission of self-assessment data, how can sites be best supported in navigating the self-assessment process? 

Resources:

PQA Basics Fact Sheet

TA Brief #3 - Self-Assessment

"Take It Back" Resources

Recording Available Here

 

Data Design 101:  Aligning Data with Goals

What do you want your data to demonstrate? To whom to do you want to present your data? The Weikart Center’s data collection experts will demonstrate how strong data design can support your network goals.

Resources:

Recording Available Here

"Dabbling in the Data"

 

Best Practices for External Assessment

Share tips for recruiting assessors and designing an effective, efficient external assessment process.

Recording Available Here

 

Quality Programs: Creating Environments Where Staff and Youth Thrive

What does is look like when YPQI is embedded in a site? Guest presenters will share examples of how continuous quality improvement has created a program environment where both staff and youth thrive.

Recording Available Here

 

How to Create Strong Improvement Plans

Focused improvement plans lead to improved quality, and network leaders can support sites in the creation of strong improvement plans. Share strategies for supporting site level improvement planning.

Resources:

Recording Available Here

Goal Progression Form

 

Push Practice: Social Emotional Learning and the YPQI

Learn how the Weikart Center’s new Social Emotional Learning tools can be incorporated into your Quality Improvement System.

Resources:

Recording Available Here

SELPractices.org

 

Youth Work Methods 101

The Youth Work Methods trainings are important resources for improving staff skills. This webinar will share strategies for getting the most out of those trainings, from trainer recruitment, to scheduling, to customizing agendas to meet programs’ needs.

Resources:

Recording Available Here

 

System Sustainability: Leveraging the YPQI with Funders and Partners

Just like individual programs, networks should incorporate time to reflect on their process,makie plans to improve and sustain the quality work, and communicate progress to stakeholders and the community. This webinar will share techniques and resources from both the Weikart Center and the Wallace Foundation’s system building work. 

Resources:

Recording Available Here


 

You can view past Network Leader Roadmap Series webinars by visiting any of the archives below:

2015-2016 Webinars

2017-2018 Webinars

2018-2019 Webinars

2019-2020 Webinars