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A Topical Interest Group for Evaluation About Youth, for Youth, and with Youth

The purpose of the Youth Focused Evaluation TIG is to create an inclusive and participatory space for all evaluators (both adult and youth) that focuses attention on the practices and outcomes of positive youth development, and participation in a wide array of informal and formal contexts. The YFE-TIG speaks to the unique needs of youth and adult evaluators by promoting the development and use of tools and methods leading to practical and transformative outcomes for young people.

The YFE-TIG supports youth and adult researchers and evaluators to build best practices and methods related to:

  • Research
  • Enhanced program quality

  • Youth/adult professional development, participation and voice,

  • Improved measurement

  • Research ethics education

  • Youth participation in the AEA and YFE TIG, and

  • Co-creation of a knowledge exchange (online) community



Take a look at the "TIG News & Updates" Page for all of our newsletters and e-mail blasts. 

See you in Cleveland, OH for Evaluation 2018!

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The Youth Focused Evaluation TIG is very excited for this year's TIG sponsored conference program, which includes 19 sessions, 4 posters, and 5 Birds of a Feather.  See below for a listing of these sessions and gatherings. And don't forget to join us for our business meeting on Thursday, November 1st from 6:00pm to 6:45pm.

Wednesday Concurrents 4:30pm-5:30pm (1 Session)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1576:Innovative Ways of Welcoming Youth to Speak Their Truth in Evaluations 

Poster Reception and Meet-the-Authors (4 Posters)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1498:Association Between Career Expo Interactive Experience and Student Outcomes

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1227:Building skills for camp and summer learning program evaluations

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1205:Evaluating A Youth Health Education Program: An Overview of the CHAMPIONS NETWork 2017 Summer Program

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2850:The power of M&E in Democratic Transition

Thursday Concurrents 8:00am-9:00am (1 Session)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2489:Speaking their Truth: Learning from Youth Evaluation Efforts in Communities 

Thursday Concurrents 11:30am-12:15pm (1 Session)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1606:How Do We Connect? The Importance of Strength of Match in Determining Mentoring Program Effectiveness

Birds of a Feather (5 Birds of a Feather)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1864:Amplifying Youth Voice

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2035:Empowering Young People to Create Community Change: Assessing the Role of Adult Allies

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2154:Measuring resilience as youth power

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1916:Strategies for Facilitating Youth-Engaged Evaluation in Organizations

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2848:Youth Focused Evaluation Topical Interest Group Site Visit

Thursday Concurrents 3:45pm-4:45pm (3 Sessions)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

YFE1:Evaluating Youth Development

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2339:Moving the Needle on Program Quality: Positioning External Evaluation to Support Continuous Quality Improvement in Programs for Children and Youth 

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1890:Youths Speaking Truth to Power in Nigeria, Chicago, California, and Hawaii: Contexts for Empowerment and Culturally Responsive Evaluation

Thursday Concurrents 5:00pm-5:45pm (1 Session)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2237:Partnering in the Design, Interpretation and Reporting of a STEM Youth Program Evaluation while Maintaining Rigor, Independence, and Utilization

TIG Business Meetings (1)

Youth Focused Evaluation

TIGBM59:Youth Focused Evaluation TIG Business Meeting
Crosslisted in: TIG Business Meetings

Friday Concurrents 8:00am-9:00am (1 Session)

     Youth Focused Evaluation

YFE3:Youth Speaking Truth To Power

Friday Concurrents 10:30am-11:15am (1 Session)

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2176:Youth Speak to Power: How focus groups inform statewide and national health initiatives

Friday Concurrents 11:30am-12:15pm (1 Session)

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1278:Children speaking truth to adults: ethics and participation

Friday Concurrents 2:15pm-3:15pm (2 Sessions)

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YFE2:Innovative Methods in Youth Focused Evaluation

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2088:Not an afterthought – engaging youth throughout an evaluation

Friday Concurrents 3:30pm-4:15pm (2 Sessions)

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1620:Giving power and voice to minors within evaluation: Long and short-term strategies with adolescent evaluators

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2414:Harnessing the power of youth: forging allies in better development

Friday Concurrents 4:30pm-5:30pm (3 Sessions)

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1434:Assessing Program Quality in Community-Based Youth Programs

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

1801:Continuous Quality Improvement Toolkit for Out-of-School Time Professionals

 

     Youth Focused Evaluation

2468:What Happens When Youth Are Empowered To Speak Their Truth(s)? Youth Participatory Evaluation in a Public School System

Friday Concurrents 5:45pm-6:45pm (1 Session)

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1825:Strategies to Overcome Practical Limitations for Youth Participatory Evaluation

Saturday Concurrents 8:00am-9:00am (1 Session)

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1658:Elevating Youth Voice Through Evaluation