Using Data to Improve Out-of-School Digital Learning Programs

Leaders from some of the most innovative out-of-school learning organizations in the United States discuss the roles that data can play in youth-focused informal learning programs.


Juan Pablo Sarmiento and Rafi Santo from New York University facilitate a discussion between Jerelyn Rodriguez (The Knowledge House), Jeremy Dunn, and Taylor Bayless (Chicago Public Library) on collecting and using data to bring continuous improvements to youth-focused informal learning programs.


  • What are some of the ways in which you see data being used to inform the actions and the work that you do in your programs? [4:40]
  • What types of data should organizations be collecting? [14:45]
  • What’s the key to improving a process in data improvement? [51:10]
  • Tips and insights for other organizations using data in their programs [45:48]