Author(s): The Afterschool Alliance
Published: January 2013
"Afterschool programs are increasingly recognized as playing a valuable role in improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. However, the expectations for how such programs support young people’s STEM engagement and learning are varied. The study aimed to identify what STEM learning outcomes these program leaders and supporters believe that afterschool programs could contribute to, what the indicators of progress toward such outcomes might be, and what types of evidence could be collected by afterschool programs, without regard to whether or not appropriate data collection tools currently exist."
-The Afterschool Alliance