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Summer and Auxiliary Programs Workshop: Thinking About Measurement, Data Collection, and Analysis
Date & Time: January 30, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Nobles and Greenough School
Organizer: ACA, New England
Data matters. We all track and look at data benchmarks before, during, and post-camp. Do you ever wonder why you track some things, how to best use the data you’ve collected, if you’re missing something important, or what other summer/auxiliary programs at independent schools are analyzing? Join us for an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues (please come prepared to share the what and how of your program’s data collection), hear what other programs track, share your process and how you use the information you collect, and to ask/answer questions about each other’s practices. Georgia Hall, PhD, Director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, will facilitate the day’s program.
- Why does data matter and what do we measure? – Presentation by Georgia Hall
- Small group discussions on data-related questions that matter to you.
- Lunch (included in cost of program)
- Action mapping exercise.
Georgia is Senior Research Scientist and Director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) and Associate Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW). Hall specializes in research and evaluation on youth development programs, settings, and learning experiences. Her work has focused extensively on strategies to improve out-of-school time program quality along with investigations of summer learning programs and STEM initiatives for girls. Hall serves as principal investigator on several multi-year research projects and is a frequent presenter at national conferences, seminars, and meetings.
If school at Nobles and Greenough is cancelled due to inclement weather, our event will be postponed to a scheduled snow date of February 4, 2020. If this is the case, we will also send an e-Mail notifying participants as soon as we become aware of the situation.
Event Organizer/Sponsor: ACA, New England
When: January 30, 2020 from 10:00AM – 1:30PM (RSVP required)
Where: Nobles and Greenough School
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
Cost: $25/members; $30/non-members
Online registration has closed for this event. Please email Kerry Salvo, firstname.lastname@example.org, as limited spots may still be available.
Program registrations are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another individual from your camp by contacting ACA, New England. We do not offer refunds for the workshop due to weather if the program runs as scheduled.