Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success / Edition 1

Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success / Edition 1

by Mavis G. Sanders
     
 

This excellent resource assists educators seeking to establish school-community partnerships to achieve goals for their schools and the students, families, and communities they serve.See more details below

Overview

This excellent resource assists educators seeking to establish school-community partnerships to achieve goals for their schools and the students, families, and communities they serve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917650
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
774,170
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Joyce L. Epstein Preface Acknowledgments About the Author
1. Community Involvement: Why and What?
Rationales for Community Involvement in Schools Community Involvement in Schools: Form and Fashion Obstacles to Community Partnerships Summary
2. A Closer Look at Common Community Partnerships Business Partnerships University Partnerships Service Learning Partnerships School-Linked Service Integration Faith-Based Partnerships Summary
3. Components of Successful Community Partnerships High-Functioning Schools Student-Centered Learning Environments Effective Partnership Teams Principal Leadership External Support Summary
4. Building Capacity for Successful Community Partnerships: A Vignette The School The Goal The Team The Project The Community Partners The Results Lessons Learned Summary
5. Bringing the Community In: An Elementary School Story Background Community Partners Commitment to Students’ Learning Principal Leadership Action Team for Partnerships Welcoming School Climate Two-Way Communication Summary
6. Creating Closer Community Ties: A High School Study Background Principal Leadership A Student Focus Community Partners and Activities Summary
7. Promising Practices for Community Partnerships Activity 1: Goal—Improve Reading (2004)
Activity 2: Goal—Improve Math Skills (2003)
Activity 3: Goal—Increase Students' Awareness of Career Opportunities (2001)
Activity 4: Goal—Improve Ninth-Grade Performance on State Proficiency Exam (2002)
Activity 5: Goal—Improve Student Writing and Technology Skills (2002)
Activity 6: Goal—Improve Student Reading (2002)
Activity 7: Goal—Improve School Landscaping (2002)
Activity 8: Goal—Provide Community Service (2002)
Activity 9: Goal—Improve Student Oral and Written Communication (2004)
Activity 10: Goal—Improve Facilities for Students With Disabilities (2004)
Activity 11: Goal—Improve Student Science Skills (2000)
Activity 12: Goal—Provide Afterschool Activities for Middle School Students (2000)
Summary
8. Preparing Educational Leaders for Community Partnerships: A Workshop Agenda Building Community Partnerships Agenda Summary
9. Concluding Thoughts Resource A: Sample Activities Activity 1: Locating Community Partners Activity 2: Improving the Partnership Process Activity 3: Improving Community Partnership Quality Activity 4: Garnering Principal Support for Partnerships Resource B: Sample Letters Sample Letter 1: Partnership Communication Sample Letter 2: Partnership Activity Follow-Up Endnotes References Index

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