Quality Tool & Research

The goal of the Utah Afterschool Program Quality Assessment and Improvement Tool (Quality Tool) is to assist afterschool programs at any stage of development appraise their progress in four quality areas and to promote relevant training and other strategies for ongoing program improvement. The Quality Tool has been developed by a statewide committee comprised of diverse afterschool providers and is supported by the Utah Afterschool Network, Utah Education Policy Center, Department of Workforce Services Office of Child Care, the Utah State Office of Education, and Salt Lake County.

Action Plan Form

FY17 Quality Tool Submission


Quality Tool User Guide

Section 1: Program Information

Section 2: The Four Areas of the Quality Tool & Action Plan


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Quality Tool Area Resources

  • For resources, Go to OST Topics for great curriculum and resources.

If you have any questions or are in need of assistance utilizing the Quality Tool or any of the resources, please contact UAN at 801-359-2722 or contact an OST Specialist.