January 2, 2022
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How SETS is a Youth Development Teaching Tool

How SETS is a Youth Development Teaching Tool After-school programs often need youth development teaching tools because their teachers have little or no training in empowering […]
September 4, 2021
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How to Assess Vulnerable Students After-School

How to Assess Vulnerable Students After-School Youth development programs often ask if SETS could assess the vulnerable/marginalized students they mentor. Our answer? SETS was developed for […]
July 16, 2021
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What Should You Assess in Your Youth Development Program?

What to Assess in Your Youth Development Program If you’re a skill-building program, chances are you know you need to assess. But what, and how? As […]
June 28, 2021

Why is SETS so Affordable?

Why is SETS so Affordable? “SETS looks like a great tool for assessing youth development outcomes. Why does it cost so much less than other evaluation […]
June 23, 2021

Why Program Directors and Teachers Like SETS

The Best Assessment for Youth Development Programs If you and your teachers think student assessments are senseless, you’re in good company. In fact, the majority of […]
April 20, 2020
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Survive & Thrive with this Youth Development Software

Survive & Thrive with this Youth Development Software This youth development software (SETS: Student Evaluation & Tracking System) saved a youth development nonprofit in the 2008 […]
April 24, 2020
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Strengths-Based Creativity: a Total Experience

Why Strengths-based Creativity Empowers Youth Strengths-based creativity means creativity in all learning. Although many people consider creativity to be the sole purview of musicians, artists, or […]
April 24, 2019
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At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity

At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity Since trauma creates tension that often feels unbearable, people have no choice but to find a release. A hallmark feature of […]