Quality

Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment (IN-QPSA)

Programs seeking to measure and track their progress using the Indiana Afterschool Standards can use the FREE online Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment. Organizations and programs can create reports, compare results over time, and aggregate results from multiple sites.  The tool includes surveys for staff, community partners, families, and youth, with automated reporting.

Purpose
Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment (IN-QPSA) is an online strengths-based self-assessment tool that enables youth programs to rate their performance based on the Indiana Afterschool Standards and Specialty Standards.

Function

  • Choose which standards you want to assess.
  • Rate how well your program meets each standard.
  • Start the assessment and complete over time.
  • Use online or print stakeholder surveys.
  • Generate automated reports for organization and/or program site(s).
  • Generate an automated action plan.
  • Track your program results over time and compare progress.

Benefits
The IN-QPSA can help OST programs:

  • Identify and understand the factors that support or inhibit top performance.
  • Use data to drive decisions.
  • Take action and make positive changes.
  • Continue to grow, learn and improve.
  • Maximize positive impact for staff, youth, families and community partners.

Infrastructure

  • Online System Functionality
    • 2 Sets of Self-Assessments
      • Indiana Afterschool Standards
      • Specialty Standards (College & Career Readiness, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, STEM and Summer Learning)
    • 4 Stakeholder Surveys and more to come!
      • Parent, Youth, Community Partner and Staff
    • Multiple Automated Reports
      • Program Site & Organization Aggregate
      • Comparison Reports
    • Program Quality Improvement Action Plan

To Get Started: www.ian-assessment.org

IANPledgePoster_v10Recognition of Pledge To Quality

Each program site and/or organization that successfully completes the Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment (IN-QPSA) may request to receive the Indiana Afterschool Pledge To Quality Poster.

Badges serve to recognize some learning or accomplishment. This is not a credential—it is a symbol for an accomplishment that can be used for communicating or marketing quality efforts. IAN uses these special badges to identify the IN Afterschool Specialty Standards in our branding and marketing.

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