This story describes how Campbell County School District improved students’ access to school-based mental health (SMH) services by connecting with community groups and organizations that shared...

Vail, Arizona is a community spread over 432 miles of rural land. In the past, Vail had no form of government, elected officials, or social services to advocate on behalf of the community’s needs;...

This story shows how Sherrie Williams, Former Director of Vicksburg Warren School District’s Project SYNC (Schools and Youth in a Networked Community) in Mississippi, partnered with businesses and...

This story describes how a community in northwestern Ohio, Putnam County Educational Service Center (PCESC), built a coalition that includes law enforcement, juvenile justice, community substance...

This worksheet will help you identify possible partners to help you address your issue.  The document includes a ‘tickler list’ of potential partners from Government, Education, Law Enforcement,...

This brief addresses the importance of family and community partnership in the success of the SS/HS initiative. The brief discusses the challenges of engaging families in the program and strategies...

Immigrants and refugees comprise 20% of students in United States' public schools. This resource describes how school systems reach out to these students and families to improve their...

This tool describes the five levels of partnership and provides a checklist  to gauge and guide your partnership’s progress towards best practices in collaborative leadership during each...

A memorandum of agreement/understanding (MOA/MOU) is a written agreement of parties to cooperatively work together on an agreed upon project and can serve as a legal document holding parties...

One of the first decisions of a partnership should be deciding how the group will make decisions. This document provides a chart describing two popular methods for decision making: voting and...