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Youth Evaluation Tools

Youth Evaluation Consent

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) requires that CalFresh Healthy Living, UC implement a consenting procedure for the Youth Evaluations. The consent memo which provides a description of the consent pages and procedures and the individual consent pages for teacher, student, and parent are provided below.

Consent Memo

Creating ID Codes

Instructions for Creating ID Codes for Pre/Post Surveys English/Spanish/Chinese

  • Step-by-step ID code instructions for in-person survey administration – PowerPoint slides in  English and Spanish 
  • Step-by-step ID code instructions for online survey administration in Qualtrics – PowerPoint slides in English and Spanish New
  • EATS Birth Month Table – helps youth find the 2-digit number for the Birth MONTH section of their Student ID

Youth Evaluation Tools

These are the most commonly used Youth evaluation tools in the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC NEP. For the full breakdown of which evaluations are recommended for each curricula, please consult the FFY 2021 Recommended Evaluation Tools and SMART Objectives.

Teacher Surveys

Teacher Feedback Survey (TFS) New

The retrospective Teacher Feedback Survey (TFS) was designed to collect feedback, observations and suggestions from teaching staff to help improve our virtual program delivery. You can use the TFS with teaching staff of all grade levels in schools, early care and education (ECE) sites, or other settings where series based direct education is delivered virtually using approved CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) curricula. If you are interested in using this new evaluation tool, please contact Angie Keihner at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

English Survey │ Administration ProtocolTFS in PEARS

Teacher Observation Survey (TOS) New

The retrospective Teacher Observation Survey (TOS) was designed for teaching staff to report on student engagement, awareness, and other outcomes related to virtual nutrition and/or physical activity lessons delivered with young students especially in Pre-K to 3rd grade. This tool can also be used with 4th to 8th grade teachers, but when possible, self-report evaluation tools are recommended for older students. You can use this survey with teaching staff in schools, early care and education (ECE) sites, or other settings where series based direct education is delivered virtually using approved CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) curricula. If you are interested in using this new evaluation tool, please contact Angie Keihner at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

English SurveyAdministration ProtocolTOS in PEARS

4th and Higher Grades

What Did You Learn? (WDYL)

The What Did You Learn? qualitative retrospective survey was designed to collect information about any changes in dietary and physical activity knowledge and behaviors from students in grades 4th and higher. You can use this survey in schools or other settings where two or more sessions of series based direct education are delivered virtually using approved CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) curricula. If you are interested in using this new evaluation tool, please contact Angie Keihner at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

Youth Intent to Change (Y-ITC)

The Youth Intent to Change (Y-ITC) retrospective survey was designed for virtual administration to assess behavioral intent among students in grades 4th and higher. You can use this survey in schools or other settings where at least four sessions (but ideally more) of series based direct education are delivered virtually using approved CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) curricula. A tally sheet is used to record student responses collected virtually. There is an elementary version with smiley faces and a middle and high school version that does not. If you are interested in using this new evaluation tool, please contact Angie Keihner at the CFHL, UC State Office.

 

Middle School and High School (Grades 6+)

Eating and Activity Tool for Students (EATS)

Please use the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC SMART Objectives to identify which of the three EATS modules (e.g., Fruits and Vegetables (FV) , Sweetened Beverages and Water (SB), and/or Physical Activity (PA)) are most appropriate to administer to evaluate the diverse series-based direct education and PSE interventions you deliver.  Please contact Angie Keihner (akeihner@ucdavis.edu) if you are interested in piloting the new FFY21 EATS-MS/HS survey with middle or high school students receiving a minimum of six sessions of series-based direct education delivered over at least four weeks.

  • EATS-MS/HS - All Modules (FV, SB, & PA)

Teens As Teacher Survey

Multiple Curricula - If you are interested in using this youth engagement evaluation tool please contact Kelley Brian at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) 

If you are interested in using this youth engagement evaluation tool please contact Kelley Brian at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.