Presentation on theme: "Power Up Your Partnerships The Campaign to Expand School-Community Partnerships in Boston Boston Leaders for the Future of Education Innovation Incubator."— Presentation transcript:
Power Up Your Partnerships The Campaign to Expand School-Community Partnerships in Boston Boston Leaders for the Future of Education Innovation Incubator Proposal Presentation August 26, 2009 Hilary Brayton | James Liou| Lindsey Musen | Katie Sagarin
Statement of Need BPS and City of Boston commitment to community partnerships to meet developmental and academic needs ALIGNMENT: BPS and City of Boston commitment to community partnerships to meet developmental and academic needs RESEARCH RESEARCH: School-community partnerships are important for healthy child development and academic success. NEED NEED: school-level discrepancy in the programs and services available to children in the Boston Public Schools
CBOs Partnership Development Tools Schools Whats Needed: Connections and Information-Sharing 1 3 2
Seizing the Opportunity THE OPPORTUNITY: - promotion of partnership development tools - navigation assistance for school leaders THE INNOVATIVE SOLUTION: Power Up Your Partnerships: The Campaign to Expand School-Community Partnerships in Boston
Examples of Partnership Development Tools Resource Type Example Online Toolkits DELTAS Community School Toolkit, NIOSTs Connecting School and After School: 15 Ways to Improve Partnerships OST Directories Boston After School and Beyonds BOSTONavigator, City of Bostons Youth Zone Professional Networks Build the Out-of-School Time Network (BOSTnet ) Resource Mapping DELTAS, FSSRoundtable, Boston After School and Beyonds collaborative resource mapping project
Overview of Proposal Objectives 1.Increase awareness of partnership development tools. 2.Expand use of partnership development tools. 3.Enable partnership development through new or strengthened school-based partnerships.
Power Up Your Partnerships Publicity Campaign Reaching out to Schools Providing Supports Educating Key Stakeholders Making a Political Case Target Audience: School Leaders
Implementation Process 1. Gather information & advice from intermediary organizations. 2. Assemble Implementation Team. 3. Develop publicity plan. 4. Create audio, video, and print materials. 5. Carry out campaign & assist schools. 6. Evaluate process and impact.
Suggested Resources Human resourcesHuman resources –Project Manager –Interns: planning, development, delivery Physical resources –Media equipment –Printing –Meeting space Partnerships/Support –BPS offices –City Departments –Universities –CBOs –Local Foundations Fiscal resources –Depends on scale of project and solicitation of in-kind contributions.
Evaluation Strategy & Target Goals ObjectiveMeasurement ToolSample Targets Awareness pre- and post- survey of school leaders 80% new knowledge of available resources Use pre- and post-survey of intermediary organizations 30% increased website traffic; contact with 20 new schools Action pre- and post- survey of school leaders 50% new partnership; 30% improve partnership
Long-term Impact By catalyzing school-CBO partnership development, this campaign offers: Student benefitsStudent benefits –Increased access to programs and services –Healthy child and youth development –Improved academic performance System benefitsSystem benefits –Leverage of existing resources –Improved communications –Sustainable partnerships –Efficiency of school-connected services
Advances goals of the Acceleration Agenda: Develop partnerships with others to support students academic, non-academic, and post-secondary success. Accelerate academic achievement and graduation for all; close achievement and access gaps. Provide effective and efficient operational and fiscal services. Increase the active participation of adults in childrens education and development. Long-term Impact (C) Boston Public Schools, 2008
Thank You Boston Leaders for the Future of EducationBoston Leaders for the Future of Education Mayor Menino and City of BostonMayor Menino and City of Boston Dr. Carol Johnson and Boston Public SchoolsDr. Carol Johnson and Boston Public Schools Tony SiddallTony Siddall Abby Weiss, Full-Service Schools RoundtableAbby Weiss, Full-Service Schools Roundtable Marta Gredler, BPS DELTASMarta Gredler, BPS DELTAS Chris Smith and Patricia McGuiness, Boston After School and BeyondChris Smith and Patricia McGuiness, Boston After School and Beyond Boston