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Surveys and Instruments

Gauging Success: Measurement and Evaluation

National Academy for State Health Policy

This report demonstrates the importance of being able to show results in improving, sustaining, and spreading innovation in evaluation. It provides key social and quality indicators that address measurement and quality improvement strategies for states as well as resources and specific strategies focusing on key components of the measurement design process.

Community Monitoring Systems: Tracking and Improving the Well-Being of America's Children and Adolescents

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This monograph is designed to assist communities in monitoring measurable outcomes, such as family, peer, school, and neighborhood influences, in order to foster support for prevention efforts and guide the selection of prevention and treatment practices.

Toolfind: Youth Outcomes Measurement Tools Directory

United Way

Toolfind is a database of surveys and measurement tools that assess youth indicators, such as academic skills and emotional wellbeing.

Monitoring the Future

University of Michigan

Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.

The Community Tool Box: Conducting Surveys

University of Kansas

This online resource describes what a survey is, why to conduct one, when to conduct one, how to prepare a survey, how to distribute a survey, and how to analyze and compile survey results.

Collecting Evaluation Data: Surveys

University of Wisconsin

Topics covered by this manual include: what is a survey, when is it appropriate to use a survey, choosing a survey method, planning, implementing, getting a good response, interpreting results when

Designing Surveys and Questionnaires

StatPac, Inc

This tutorial covers over 24 topics of designing and using questionnaires including time and cost considerations, the advantages and disadvantes of written questionnaires, and examples of good surv

School Survey on Crime and Safety

U.S. Department of Education

This Web site presents a preliminary analysis of the 2000 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS).

Project Director Consortia Meeting 2008

January 29, 2008
Albuquerque , New Mexico

This meeting allowed Project Directors from 2004, 2005, and 2006 SS/HS sites to meet and learn from each others

Safe Schools/Healthy Students Grantee Training Meeting 2005

December 01, 2005
Washington, D.C.

2005 Safe Schools/Healthy Students grantees as well as newly assigned Project Directors of existing 2003 and 2004 SS/HS sites met with Federal Project Officers and the Technical Assistance teams at this training meeting.