Community STEM Outreach: Second Annual Evaluation Report

November 1st, 2012 | EVALUATION

This is the second annual report of the formative evaluation of a three-year project, Community STEM Outreach, funded by the Office of Naval Research. Focus of the project is the Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program at the Saint Louis Science Center. The report addresses the following questions: "Why conduct an evaluation?", "Who are the YES teens?", "What happens in YES?", "What are the program's outputs?", "What are the program's impacts?", ""What are the different points-of-view that stakeholders have about YES?", "What areas are important to stakeholders and program success?", "What recommendations support program improvement?", "What are the plans for the future of the program?" An executive summary is provided.



Team Members

Christine (Kit) Klein, Evaluator, Klein Consulting
Saint Louis Science Center, Contributor
Carey Tisdal, Evaluator, Klein Consulting


Funding Source: DOD
Funding Amount: 2096476

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Access and Inclusion: Low Socioeconomic Status
Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Nature of science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Formative
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs