Integrating a Youth Perspective into Policy

How well do you collect information and work to understand the perspective of the students you work with?

Surveying students on their perspective is an important source of data that can provide helpful—and surprising—outcomes. In this webinar, we’ll hear from guest presenter Steve York about My Voice Montana, a student survey that’s working to leverage youth voice in Montana.

Keith Hoyer of Belt High School will also join Steve to share how his school has incorporated changes based on feedback generated by students. Join us to learn how other communities are harnessing youth perspective to improve outcomes for youth.

About Us

Playing a vital role in supporting youth programs, the Institute for Youth Success (IYS)―originally Oregon Mentors―was started in 2001 by leaders within the business community and merged with Education Northwest in 2015. With a mission to empower youth organizations to improve outcomes and reduce social costs, IYS supports more than 190 youth programs, including camps, sports, STEM, leadership, afterschool, independent living, and mentoring programs. In addition to providing professional development to volunteers and staff of youth programs, IYS provides relevant, evidence-based information on topics ranging from recruitment to program management and offers services that create efficiencies and make youth-development programs stronger.