BBBS Hackathon

2017

Data Challenge

Waylon Walker

@_waylonwalker

Data scientist for 36 days

Great Work

Students with completed Surveys show improvement

yos survey v. performance

  • Baseline v. Followup
  • report card performance v. survey

Additional Data

  • Baseline Report Cards
  • Past Report Cards
  • Quarterly Absence and Tardiness Data

Pitfalls

  • scoring metrics
  • many features
  • not enough data
  • limited time

Actions

  • Lunch Buddies
  • Keep Engaging Volunteers
  • Obtain Volunteer gender, age, ethnicity
  • Create a common grade scale
  • Gather More Data

Thank You

slides hosted at

www.waylonwalker.com/bbbs_2017