Indicators of Program Quality
NJSACC (The Statewide Network for NJ's Afterschool Communities) – with support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the NJ Department of Education – convened a group of afterschool leaders for a two year period between 2011 and 2013. Out of this partnership, the New Jersey Quality Standards for Afterschool (NJQSA) were formed.
The NJQSA – together with the Assessment Tool – is a resource that afterschool programs can use for self-evaluation and should be part of a process for continuous quality improvement. The standards and accompanying tool can be found at http://www.njsacc.org/qualityStandards/index.php.