Minnesota 4-H youth program quality improvement model

Margo S Herman, Samantha B Grant

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The University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development made an organizational decision in 2011 to invest in a system-wide approach to implement youth program quality into the 4-H program using the Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA) tool. This article describes the four key components to the Minnesota Youth Program Quality Improvement model, the reasons for investing in this work, and recommendations for other states that may build youth program quality improvement models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number4IAW4
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2015

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