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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

  • Full page ID Code for demonstrations English/Spanish/Chinese
  • Step-by-step ID code instructions for in-person survey administration – PowerPoint slides in  English and Spanish
  • 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.

Teacher Surveys

Teacher Observation Tool (TOT)

Please use this teacher survey to evaluate series-based nutrition education delivered in-person with young students especially in Pre-K to 3rd grade. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner at the CFHL, UC State Office.

Physical Activity Teacher Observation Tool (PA TOT) 

Please use this teacher survey to evaluate series-based direct education delivered in-person and in conjunction with PSE interventions (such as CATCH) that aim to improve youth physical activity behaviors and opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner at the CFHL, UC State Office.

Taste Test Evaluation Tools

Teacher Tasting Tool (TTT)

Multiple Curricula

Large Group Taste Test Tool (LG-TTT)

For taste tests conducted in large group settings – typically in the cafeteria but also possibly afterschool or on the playground.  A number of options are provided for how to collect student feedback.  Select the option(s) most appropriate to your setting and purposes.

Preschool Teacher Tasting Tool (PreK-TTT)

Developed for use with preschool students only. If you are interested to pilot this new evaluation tool, please contact Barbara MkNelly at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

4th and Higher Grades

Eating and Activity Tool for Students (EATS)

Please use the FFY23 CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Recommended Evaluation Tools and 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. EATS is available both as a paper and online survey designed for in-person administration with students in 4th grade and higher receiving a minimum of six sessions of series-based direct education delivered over at least four weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner (akeihner@ucdavis.edu) at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

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 in-person or virtually using approved CalFresh Healthy Living (CFHL) curricula. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner at the CalFresh Healthy Living, UC State Office.

 

Middle School and High School (Grades 6+)

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 Leader Survey

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

  • Youth Leader Retrospective Survey
  • Online Data Entry Portal

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.