Collaborators

The following article outlines how to use the Collaborators section that is found within most PEARS modules. More information is provided in each section below. To jump to a specific section, click a link from the following list: Overview Add a Collaborator Edit a Collaborator Delete a Collaborator View Collaborator Data Overview In the Collaborators … Read more

Copy Multiple PSE Site Activities

Use this method of copying if you would like to copy PSE records from the previous reporting year to the current reporting year. Alternatively, to copy data from a PSE record in the current reporting year to a new PSE record in the current reporting year, see this article: Copy a PSE Site Activity. From … Read more

Copy a PSE Site Activity

Use this method of copying if you would like to start a record for similar PSE work at a different site during the current reporting year. For example, if you are adopting the same changes in multiple elementary schools, you can create multiple copies of one entry to save time. To copy PSE Site Activities … Read more

Create a PSE

From the PEARS homepage, hover the cursor over the Track menu and click on PSE Site Activities: The PSE list displays. Click the green Add button: The add PSE form displays. Find the site of the PSE work you are reporting in the Site or Organization drop down list: Optionally, a PSE project name or … Read more

Assess Needs, Readiness, & Effectiveness

Determining a site’s readiness for change is an important step in implementing SNAP-Ed programs, and this is where you begin your reporting. From the PEARS homepage, hover the cursor over the Track menu and click on PSE Site Activities: The PSE list displays. Click on the PSE which requires a completed or updated Needs, Readiness, … Read more

Document PSE Strategy

To maximize the effectiveness of your PSE work, it is important that organizational policy changes and environmental supports be made in conjunction with the PSE site activities. This helps ensure that the changes you make at the site are going to be sustainable over time. The “Strategy” section is where you will record all the … Read more

Record Changes Adopted

This section documents the changes adopted at the PSE Site or Organization. This includes the undertaking of a new or modified policy (a change to the system or environment) that heightens the appeal of healthy food and beverages. It can also involve expanding access to or promoting physical activity as well as reducing the amount … Read more

Track Individual Effectiveness

To successfully measure the effect of the changes made at this site or organization, the people who interact with the site should be evaluated. This section is where you will specify the ways you have tracked the impact of your PSE work at an individual level. From the PEARS homepage, hover the cursor over the … Read more

Add Recognition & Media Coverage

Awards, media coverage, and other forms of public recognition are an important factor in measuring the effectiveness of PSE work. If you have received any recognition¬†for the work done at this PSE site during the current reporting year, this section is where you will list it. From the PEARS homepage, hover the cursor over the … Read more

Plan for PSE Sustainability

An important aspect of PSE site activities is setting them up so that the benefits generated from them are maintained over time. The sustainability section focuses on the labor involved in sustaining and maintaining PSE work at this site for the current reporting period. From the PEARS homepage, hover the cursor over the Track menu … Read more