Research and Resources

Motivation, Engagement, and Beliefs Survey Validation Report

Technical report summarizing validation work on YDEKC's Motivation, Engagement, and Beliefs Survey

This report explores the extent to which YDEKC’s Motivation, Engagement, and Beliefs Survey can serve as a valid and reliable measure of youth functioning in a number of areas of social and emotional development. Evidence presented in the report is based on a sample of more than 8,000 surveys administered to 4th- to 12th-grade students in Washington State 21st-Century Community Learning Centers in 2015 and 2016. For more information on the YDEKC Survey, see our Survey Information page.