The Developmental Asset Profile (DAP) is a reliable and valid assessment of the strengths, supports, and social-emotional factors that are essential for young people’s success in school and life. It grows out of more than 60 years of research with millions of young people.
Slide design, Bitmoji classrooms, learning management system banners, document layouts, and more can all benefit from basic design theory. Learn how to design student materials in a way that reinforces learning rather than disrupts it.
This toolkit provides implementers of youth programming a variety of references, resources, and tools on how to use a positive youth development (PYD) approach for evaluating youth-focused programming. A PYD approach to evaluation will measure whether youth are positively engaged in and benefiting from investments that ultimately empower them to develop in healthy and positive ways so that they can contribute to the development of their communities.
Ready by 21 increases the capacity of leaders to achieve collective impact for children and youth by providing standards, proven tools and solutions, and ways to measure and track youth success.
The Afterschool Alliance provides research, issue briefs, fact sheets, and an impact database on the impacts of afterschool programs. They seek to engage public will to increase public and private investment in quality afterschool program initiatives at the national, state and local levels.
The Social Issues area conducts in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level. Topics include children and families, crime and criminal justice, environment, poverty, race, gender, immigration, income inequality and social mobility.
The Education area conducts in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level. Topics include early childhood education, higher education and K-12 education.
Forum for Youth Investment helps leaders change the odds for kids by finding scalable solutions to pressing problems that drive opportunity gaps, and by helping public and private leaders align the myriad of programs and policies created to improve youth opportunities and outcomes.
National Dropout Prevention Center has identified 15 Effective Strategies that have the most positive impact on reducing school dropout.
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development is a resource for healthy youth development programs.