Afterschool Program Assessment Tool (APAS)

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Afterschool Program Assessment System (APAS)
helps afterschool programs document and
strengthen their contributions to youth.
Program Quality
(APT O & Q)
-Supportive Social Environment
-Learning and Skill Building
-Program Organization and
Structure
Positive Program
Experiences
(SAYO Y)
-Engagement & Enjoyment
-Supportive Social Environment
-Supportive Relationships
-Choice & Autonomy
-Challenge & Skill Building
-Responsibility & Leadership
Intermediate
Outcomes
(SAYO S & T & Y)
Long-Term
Outcomes
-Positive Relations with Peers
and Adults
-Engaged in Learning
-Positive Behavior
-Problem Solving Skills
-Communication Skills
-Initiative
-Academic Skills
-Sense of Competence
-High Future Expectations
Lead to healthy & competent
youth & young adults (e.g.,
do better in school & work
and are more resilient to
stress)
©National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at Wellesley College

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