Evaluation reports and studies
Back An Evaluation of Connex Youth Mentorship Program (Connex)
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York Region District School Board
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public - governmental body
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The Connex Youth Mentorship Program (Connex) was a school-based mentorship program designed to connect newcomer youth within the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) to a supportive community within their school.
The process evaluation captured what was occurring within the program, including who was reached and their level of satisfaction. The outcome evaluation captured the changes that participants experienced as a result of being involved in the program. The evaluation included both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including surveys, focus groups, and interviews. Multiple sources of data were also incorporated into the evaluation, including the Connex youth participants, teachers within the schools, the Connex staff, and the members of the Connex program advisory committee.