National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Strengthening and Safeguarding Continuous Quality Improvement Systems: Lessons from Afterschool System Builders

This report discusses the components of strong continuous quality improvement systems, emphasizing ways to safeguard and sustain such systems. It shares lessons learned from afterschool quality system leaders who took part in a multi-year Wallace-funded initiative for cities. A companion self-assessment tool is designed to help system builders identify action steps for strengthening CQI system.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Family and Community Engagement
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Author: 
Elizabeth Starr, Sasha Stavsky, and Ellen Gannett
Resource Type: 
Length: 
64 pages report; 12 pages self-assessment
Publication Date: 
2016