2011 National Performance Measures: Opportunity Focus Area

Grants in the Opportunity Focus Area will meet the needs of economically vulnerable Americans, their families and their communities. Opportunity programs may include activities that assist individuals and families that are homeless or at risk of homelessness; provide financial literacy training and tools designed to improve financial security; and expand employment possibilities. Opportunity programs include those that engage economically vulnerable Americans as AmeriCorps members leading to positive employment and/or educational outcomes. The Corporation will also support programs undertake community-based strategies to redevelop local areas that are struggling with under-investment and other barriers to economic opportunity.

Applicant opting in to National Measures must select at least one output measure (O1-O8) that matches their program model. If primary focus of program is on creating greater opportunity for AmeriCorps members, see measures O12-O17.

Select a Measure:

Programs selecting output measure O1 must also select outcome measure O9.

  • O 1: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving financial literacy services.
  • O 9: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals with improved financial knowledge.

Programs selecting output measure O3 must also select outcome measure O10.

  • O 3: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving job placement services.
  • O 10: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals placed in jobs.

Programs selecting output measure O5 must also select outcome measure O11.

  • O 5: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, receiving housing placement services.
  • O 11: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, transitioned into safe, healthy, affordable housing.

Programs selecting output measures O2, O4, O6, or O7 must also develop an aligned self-determined outcome measure.

  • O 2: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving job training and other skill development services.
  • O 4: Number of housing units developed, repaired, or otherwise made available for low-income individuals, families or people with disabilities.
  • O 6: Number of individuals receiving emergency food from food banks, food pantries, or other nonprofit organizations.
  • O 7: Number of individuals receiving support, services, education and/or referrals to alleviate long-term hunger.

Creating Greater Opportunity for AmeriCorps Members
Applicants should only select these measures if part of their approved program design is a focus on helping economically disadvantaged members complete their high school education, attend college, and/or obtain employment.

Applicants must select at least one of the output measures (O12, O13, or O14) that match their program model and then the accompanying outcome measure (O15-O17).

Applicants selecting output measure O12 must also select outcome measure O15.

  • O 12: Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members who are unemployed prior to their term of service.
  • O 15: Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members that secure employment during their term of service or within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

Applicants selecting output measure O13 must also select outcome measure O16.

  • O 13: Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members who have not obtained their high school diploma or equivalent prior to the start of their term of service.
  • O 16: Number of members that obtain a GED/diploma while serving in AmeriCorps or within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

Applicants selecting output measure O14 must also select outcome measure O17.

  • O 14: Number of AmeriCorps members who have their high school diploma or equivalent but have not completed a college degree prior to their term of service.
  • O 17: Number of members that complete a college course within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

Measures:

Measure O 1 (must also select Measure O 9): Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving financial literacy services.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (i) Providing financial literacy education to economically disadvantaged individuals, including financial literacy education with regard to credit management, financial institutions including banks and credit unions, and utilization of savings plans.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Economically disadvantaged: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
    • Individuals: May be a single individual or may represent a family; may be of any age considered an “adult” in the state where services are provided.
    • Financial literacy services: “financial literacy education with regard to credit management, financial institutions including banks and credit unions, and utilization of savings plans” SAA.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Unduplicated count of Individuals to whom the “financial literacy services” are provided. Note that this is not simply a referral service. Individuals may contact the organization more than once during the year to get help but each individual should be reported here only once. Services may be provided in-person, on the phone, or by email.
    • Tracking mechanism appropriate for type of service. May be a sign-in sheet or a tracking database.

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Measure O 9: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals with improved financial knowledge.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (i) the degree of financial literacy among economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Disadvantaged individuals: those counted as participating in Measure O1.
    • Improved Financial Knowledge: the financial literacy program should have learning objectives. The improved financial knowledge should be based on those pre-defined learning objectives. Individuals participating in the financial literacy services should know more after they participate than before.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Count of individuals provided services in Measure O1 whose pre-test and post-test scores indicate that they know more about at least one of the financial literacy topics presented.
    • Must conduct a pre-test/post-test to determine amount of knowledge gained.

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Measure O 3 (must also select Measure O 10): Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving job placement services.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity: (vii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals in obtaining access to job placement assistance.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Economically disadvantaged individuals: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
    • Job training: Occupational skill training delivered in an institutional or classroom setting or skill training provided in an experiential workplace setting (may be called onthe- job training or work experience). P. 3, Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.
    • Other skill development services: these include:
      • Remedial Education such as Adult Basic Education, GED Education, Adult ESL Education.
      • Classroom soft skills training that provides information about appropriate workplace behavior or job search skills.
    • P. 3, Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Unduplicated count of individuals completing the job placement services for which they have signed up.
    • Course attendance records.

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Measure O 10: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals placed in jobs.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity: (vii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals in obtaining access to job placement assistance.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Economically disadvantaged individuals: Individuals counted for Measure O3
    • Placed in jobs: individual is hired in a new job as a result of job placement services provided; individual may have been previously working in a different job or previously unemployed.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • This is the numerator for Measure O3.
    • Count of individuals receiving services in Measure O3 who are hired into a new job. Count each individual only once even if the individual receives placement in more than one job.
    • Suggested method is a copy of acceptance letter from employer or copy of first pay stub.

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Measure O 5 (must also select Measure O 11): Number of economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, receiving housing placement services.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity:(iii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, in finding placement in and maintaining housing.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Economically disadvantaged: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
    • Homeless: Use current HUD definition, which limits homeless people to people who spend the night in a place not intended for human habitation, in an emergency shelter, or in a transitional housing facility. Very difficult to distinguish other people “at risk” of homelessness from poor people in general.
    • Individuals: Each unique person who will be occupying the unit legally including adults and children but not unborn children.
    • Housing placement services: Helps qualifying individuals find appropriate housing, find the resources to support use of appropriate housing, and assists individuals in accessing the appropriate housing. May or may not result in an actual placement. Service requires an engagement with the individual in person, by phone, or through a web-interface. Pamphlets, brochures, or web-based information that does not involve a human interaction is not sufficient.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Count of individuals as defined above benefitting from the housing placement service. Can only count each individual once during the program year even though it may be necessary to provide services to the individual more than once.
    • Client tracking database or tracking form.

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Measure O 11: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, transitioned into safe, healthy, affordable housing.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity: (iii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals, including homeless individuals, in finding placement in and maintaining housing.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Homeless: People who spend the night in a place not intended for human habitation, in an emergency shelter, or in a transitional housing facility. See Department of Housing and Urban Development definition
    • Individuals: All persons in a family except unborn children.
    • Affordable housing: Evidence of affordability can be demonstrated in permanence. If individual or family cannot afford the rent and is evicted for non-payment or has to move to avoid eviction, the unit is not permanent. Affordability is defined in two ways, either of which may be appropriate for this purpose. 1) The unit costs not more than a percentage of the household’s actual income (the standard rule is 30 percent, but the Housing Choice Voucher program provides precedent for going to 40 percent), or 2) the housing unit costs no more than 9 percent of the local area median income (that is, 30 percent of an income at 30 percent of the local AMI, which on national average is the poverty level).
    • Safe, healthy housing: The housing unit passes an inspection standard related to immediate health and safety (not durability). The Housing Quality Standards used for the Housing Choice Voucher and many other housing programs would work, but selfcertification by the grantee probably is good enough.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Count of Individuals. Each unique person who will be occupying the unit legally including adults and children but not unborn children.
    • Proof of residence such as lease or mortgage.

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Measure O 2: Number of economically disadvantaged individuals receiving job training and other skill development services.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (iii) The number of economically disadvantaged individuals with access to job training and other skill enhancement.
    • SAA Activity: Facilitating enrollment in and completion of job training for economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Economically disadvantaged individuals: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
    • Job training: occupational skill training delivered in an institutional or classroom setting or skill training provided in an experiential workplace setting (may be called onthe- job training or work experience). P. 3, Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.
    • Other skill development services: these include:
      • Remedial Education such as Adult Basic Education, GED Education, Adult ESL Education.
      • Classroom soft skills training that provides information about appropriate workplace behavior or job search skills.
    • Job Training Policy in the United States, The Upjohn Institute, 2004.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Unduplicated count of individuals completing the job training or skill development service for which they have signed up.
    • Suggested method is course attendance records.

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Measure O 4: Number of housing units developed, repaired, or otherwise made available for low-income individuals, families or people with disabilities.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (ii) The number of housing units built or improved for economically disadvantaged individuals or low-income families.
    • SAA activity: (ii) Assisting in the construction, rehabilitation, or preservation of housing units, including energy efficient homes, for economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Housing unit: A single-family home (including a mobile home if permanently placed), an apartment, or a room in a group home for people with disabilities.
    • Developed: “Develop” means build new or substantially rehabilitate (the alternative to rehabilitation is that the unit was uninhabitable or soon would have become so). Involves replacing major systems such as the roof, the plumbing, the wiring, the foundation, or elevating the unit as required by a flood plain standard.
    • Repaired: “Repair” is a more modest level of physical work on the unit, such as weatherizing, painting, replacing appliances.
    • Can use dollar cut-off to distinguish “developed” from “repaired” (e.g., 30K/unit) or can distinguish by whether major systems are replaced. Dollar cut-off would require valuing volunteer labor, distinguishing between skilled trades and other workers.
    • Otherwise made available: Activities that make available through improved access a housing unit that is in the housing stock and likely to remain habitable. For example, assistance in searching for the unit, a rent subsidy that makes the unit affordable to the individual or family.
    • Individuals and families: same as census definition of “household.”
    • People with disabilities: Subset of individuals and families that meets a definition related to inability to live independently without support (could use HUD definition). Separate mention in this measure may not be needed, but could leave it in and count units for people with disabilities separately to acknowledge emphasis on this population.
    • Low-income: Must be receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance OR have a poor credit score OR are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family accounts.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Unduplicated count of Housing Units developed, repaired, or otherwise made available as defined here for low income individuals, families or persons with disabilities. This count indicates that the work has been completed to make the units available but they may or may not have been occupied.
    • Inspection report, certificate of occupancy, or other verification from an external agency that the work was completed.

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Measure O 6: Number of individuals receiving emergency food from food banks, food pantries, or other nonprofit organizations.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (viii) Carrying out a program that seeks to eliminate hunger in lowincome communities and rural areas through service in projects –
      • (I) involving food banks, food pantries, and nonprofit organizations that provide food during emergencies,
      • (II) seeking to address the long-term causes of hunger through education and the delivery of appropriate services,
      • (III) providing training in basic health, nutrition, and life skills necessary to alleviate hunger in communities and rural areas; or assisting individuals in obtaining information about federally supported nutrition programs.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • Note that this measure is about “emergency” assistance which is not meant to designate routine help in meeting a family’s needs. The emergency may be experienced by the family personally such as their house burning down or it may be experienced by the community more broadly such as a natural disaster.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Count of individuals for whom the distributed food is intended. Should only be counted the first time they are served.
    • All members of a family should be counted. For example, if the food is given to an individual to bring home to a family of “4” than the count is “4” rather than “1”.
    • Client tracking database or tracking form.

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Measure O 7: Number of individuals receiving support, services, education and/or referrals to alleviate long-term hunger.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (viii) Carrying out a program that seeks to eliminate hunger in lowincome communities and rural areas through service in projects –
      • (I) involving food banks, food pantries, and nonprofit organizations that provide food during emergencies,
      • (II) seeking to address the long-term causes of hunger through education and the delivery of appropriate services,
      • (III) providing training in basic health, nutrition, and life skills necessary to alleviate hunger in communities and rural areas; or assisting individuals in obtaining information about federally supported nutrition programs.
    • Definition of Key Terms:
      • Long-term hunger: refers to the USDA’s definition of “low food security” or “very low food security”.
      • Support, services, education, or referrals: helps qualifying individuals access food, provides nutritional services, education and life skills to alleviate the food insecurity experienced by the individual/family. Service requires an engagement with the individual in person, by phone, or through a web-interface. Pamphlets, brochures, or web-based information that does not involve a human interaction is not sufficient.
    • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
      • Count of individuals receiving the support, services, education and/or referrals. Each individual should be counted only once regardless of the number of different services received during the year. Only count individuals directly engaged in the service.
    • NOTE: Programs may not focus their services solely on providing referrals to Federal assistance programs.

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Measure O 12 (must also select O 15): Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members who are unemployed prior to their term of service.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity: (vii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals in obtaining access to job placement assistance.
    • This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s National Service Trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • Economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members: Current AmeriCorps members who are receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance.
    • Unemployed: do not have paid, regular employment or were not serving in the military/national guard within the month prior to beginning their AmeriCorps term of service.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Count of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members who are unemployed prior to their term of service according to above definition.
    • Suggested: Self-report of AmeriCorps member at beginning of term of service. Program will have to wait until end of term of service to determine if the member should be counted here. Would only be counted if: (1) meet the count of individuals as define above and (2) have not been admitted for another term of service.
  • NOTE: If the applicant’s goal is to help the AmeriCorps members obtain employment during their term of service that may result in the AmeriCorps members leaving service early, they should ensure that the program has approved design that includes exit for “compelling personal circumstances” as specified in 45 CFR §2522.230.
    • The program should collect the data at the time the AmeriCorps member begins service. In the future CNCS may be able to collect through the portal instead.
    • What were you doing most of last month?
      • Working at a regular job
      • Serving in the military / reserves
      • Working sporadically
      • Looking for work
      • Other _____________________

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Measure O 15: Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members that secure employment during their term of service or within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Activity: (vii) Assisting economically disadvantaged individuals in obtaining access to job placement assistance This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s education trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • Economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members: Current AmeriCorps members who are receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance
    • Securing employment refers to paid, regular employment or serving in the military/national guard within the past week.
    • The span of time for which a member will be counted under this measure includes enrollment to 12 months after a member leaves service or within the subsequent cycle for the alumni survey. This enables the measure to include members who obtain employment while enrolled in the program.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • If the applicant’s goal is to help the AmeriCorps members obtain employment during their term of service that may result in the AmeriCorps members leaving service early, they should ensure that the program has approved design that includes exit for “compelling personal circumstances” as specified in 45 CFR §2522.230.
    • Count of individuals in Measure O12 who are hired into a job within one year after finishing AmeriCorps. Count each individual only once even if the individual receives placement in more than one job.
    • CNCS plans to ask through an Alumni survey in the future. For now the program should collect the data.
    • What were you doing most of last week?
      • Working at a regular job
      • Serving in the military / reserves
      • Working sporadically
      • Looking for work
      • Other _____________________.
    • Suggested: Copy of acceptance letter from employer or copy of first pay stub.

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Measure O 13 (must also select O 16): Number of economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members who have not obtained their high school diploma or equivalent prior to the start of their term of service.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (iii) The number of economically disadvantaged individuals with access to job training and other skill enhancement.
    • This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s National Service Trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • Economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members: Current AmeriCorps members who are receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Program will have to wait until end of term of service to determine if the member should be counted here. Would only be counted if member meets the count of individuals as defined above.
    • The program should collect the data at the time the AmeriCorps member begins service. In the future CNCS may be able to collect through the portal instead.
    • Have you obtained your GED/diploma?
      • Yes
      • No
      • Not sure. Explain. _____________________________________.

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Measure O 16: Number of members that obtain a GED/diploma while serving in AmeriCorps or within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (iii) The number of economically disadvantaged individuals with access to job training and other skill enhancement.
    • This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s education trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • Economically disadvantaged AmeriCorps members: Current AmeriCorps members who are receiving or meet the income eligibility requirements to receive: TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section 8 housing assistance.
    • The span of time for which a member will be counted under this measure includes enrollment to 12 months after a member leaves service or within the subsequent cycle for the alumni survey. This enables the measure to include members who obtain their GED/diploma while enrolled in the program.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Of the members counted in Measure O13, count of how many obtained a GED/diploma either during their term of service or within 12 months after the term of service ends.
    • CNCS plans to ask through an Alumni survey in the future. For now the program should collect the data. See the resource packet for this measure for tips on how to do that:
    • Have you obtained your GED/diploma since [enter date of enrollment]?
      • Yes
      • No
    • Have you obtained your GED/diploma since leaving the [AmeriCorps] program?
      • Yes
      • No

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Measure O 14 (must also select O 17): Number of AmeriCorps members who have their high school diploma or equivalent but have not completed a college degree prior to their term of service.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (iv) Rate of college enrollment and continued college enrollment for recipients of a high school diploma.
    • This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s National Service Trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • College, as defined for this performance measure, refers to any postsecondary higher education institution. Therefore, it includes colleges, universities, and technical and vocational schools (definition of college per US Census).
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Program will have to wait until end of term of service to determine if the member should be counted here. Would only be counted if member meets the count of individuals as defined above.
    • The program should collect the data at the time the AmeriCorps member begins service. In the future CNCS may be able to collect through the portal instead.
    • Have you obtained your GED/diploma?
      • Yes
      • No
      • Not sure. Explain. _____________________________________
    • Have you completed a college degree?
      • Yes
      • No
      • Not sure. Explain. _____________________________________

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Measure O 17: Number of members that complete a college course within one year after finishing AmeriCorps.

  • References/Authority:
    • SAA Indicator: (iv) Rate of college enrollment and continued college enrollment for recipients of a high school diploma.
    • This complies with the Corporation’s goal of: “Building character and creating career and educational opportunities through the volunteer experience.” Source: Corporation's Who We Are webpage.
  • Definition of Key Terms:
    • This measure is a count of individuals who are entered into the Corporation’s National Service Trust database, who complete their term of service, earn an education award, or leave service due to compelling circumstances (see 45 CFR §2522.200). Individuals who are not enrolled in the trust, or who are dismissed, will not be counted.
    • College, as defined for this performance measure, refers to any postsecondary higher education institution. Therefore, it includes colleges, universities, and technical and vocational schools (definition of college per US Census).
    • Complete a college course: may have enrolled in course during term of service and completed after term of service ends or may enroll and complete after term of service ends; may or may not pass course but did not drop out and did not take an “incomplete”; course schedule would indicate that course has finished by the time measure has been taken
    • Within one year refers to 12 months after a member leaves service, or within the subsequent cycle for the alumni survey.
  • How to Calculate Measure/Collect Data:
    • Of the members counted in Measure O14, count of how many complete a college course as defined above within 12 months after a member leaves service.
    • CNCS plans to ask through an Alumni survey in the future. For now the program should collect the data.
    • Have you obtained your completed a college course since leaving the [AmeriCorps] program?
      • Yes
      • No
    • If yes, does this course contribute toward a recognized college degree or educational credential?
      • Yes
      • No

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