Professional Learning

Utilize program evaluation tools to inform program practices and build program quality through staff training.


Check out our Professional Learning Calendar for upcoming trainings and webinars.


Check out TopClass, The Opportunity Project’s new Learning Management System.TopClass allows you to register and complete training sessions and webinars on your own time and at your own pace.

1. Login

When you’re ready to login click on the “Let’s Go!” button below.

If you had an existing account in our old Learning Management System, Next Thought, you will login with the same username and enter “TheOpp2022” as your password. Then you will be prompted to create a new password. 

If you do not remember your username, request it by emailing

If you are a new user you will need to create a new account by clicking the “Register Now” button.

2. Browse course catalog

Explore our list of online training courses to find the best opportunities for you and your team. When you’re ready to begin click the “Enroll” button to the right of the course.

3. rEFLECT & review

Take part in discussion forums to reflect on what you’re learning. Once you’ve completed a course please leave a review telling us more about your experience.

4. recommend

Tell your coworkers and other youth-focused organizations about The Opportunity Project and our online Learning Management System, Topclass.

Youth Program Evaluation Tools

learning@theopp.orgYouth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA)
A validated instrument that is designed to measure the quality of youth programs and identify staff training needs. 

Social & Emotional Learning Program Quality Assessment (SEL PQA)
An efficient and reliable observational tool for assessing practices that support social and emotional learning. The SEL PQA builds on the research-validated Youth Program Quality Assessment.

Survey of Academic and Youth Outcomes-Youth Survey(SAYO-Y)
Use SAYO-Y to survey youth participants and measure their program experiences, future expectations, and sense of competence. SAYO-Y is designed for programs serving grades 4-12. 

For more information contact