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 tool provides questions to assist in pitching a project idea to a school administrator. It includes questions as prompts for creating a personalized case and provides sample responses to these...

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...

In these tight economic times, understanding how to cultivate positive relationships with local businesses can broaden the support for your initiative and may very well be a key to sustainability....

Drawing on the basic principles of change and the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) this resource gives a theoretical background to change, including: understanding how individuals respond to...

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 page briefly describes the goals of the Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative and how Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) is embedded in all aspects of these goals. It...

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...

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