The OMSI Youth Lead the Way Program Evaluation Report

August 1st, 2023 | EVALUATION

The aim of this evaluation study was to document the progress and improvement of the 16-month Youth Lead the Way program. Specifically, the goal of the evaluation strand was to gather evidence of how the Youth Lead the Way experience provided opportunities to elicit in youth skills that aligned with the project and youth’s priorities. The evaluation team used qualitative data that varied across each of the three evaluation phases. Data were gathered periodically through surveys, concept maps, and interviews from July 2021 to August 2022.



Team Members

Carla Herran, Author, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Todd Shagott, Author, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Maria Zybina, Author, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Scott Randol, Contributor, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Award Number: 2005678

Related URLs

Youth Lead the Way: A Youth Advisory Research Board Model for Climate Impact Education


Audience: Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Climate
Resource Type: Evaluation | Evaluation Reports
Environment Type: Museum and Science Center Exhibits