10 Ways to build school-community partnerships

Here is a video by the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems with 10 ways to build school-community partnerships. Their 10 suggestions are:

  1. Give young people a voice
  2. Plan for effective collaboration
  3. Develop a shared vision
  4. Establish clear roles and responsibilities for each partner
  5. Engage in joint professional development
  6. Blend school and community staff in a specific way
  7. Share accountability for a specific accountability
  8. Engage the right leaders
  9. Get help identifying diverse funding sources
  10. Use the Toolkit for Expanding Learning (Yes, they throw in a bit of promotion as the last of the 10 tips)

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  1. Schools engaging families and the local community
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About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.
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