Presentation on theme: "Engaging Your Community By Erica Lane Community Engagement Coordinator."— Presentation transcript:
Engaging Your Community By Erica Lane Community Engagement Coordinator
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 1.What year was the first Community School designated in ASD-S ? A) 2008 B) 2007 C) 2009
2. How many Community School Coordinators are there in ASD-S ? A)12 B)13 C)10 Community Schools/Engagement Trivia
3. How many Community Schools Are there in ASD-S 16 12 14
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 4. What is my title ? Community Engagement Office Community Schools Coordinator Community Engagement Coordinator
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 5. How many District Community Engagement Coordinators are there in the province of New Brunswick ? 66 44 88
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 6. What was the original business that initiated the PALS program in the Saint John area ? JD Irving Woodlands Division Irving Oil RST Transport
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 7. What does the acronym P.A.L.S stand for ?
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 8. How many current PALS partners are there ? Over 100
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 9. What was the name of the main business group partnered with JDI with the PALS program Saint John Board Of Trade Anti Poverty Coalition BCAPI
Community Schools/Engagement Trivia 10. What does BCAPI stand for ?
Engaging Your Community What Is Community Engagement ? Community Engagement is a process in which schools and communities come together to collaborate. It is about communicating and partnering with parents, neighbours, businesses, service organizations, cultural association, faith groups and government.
Engaging Your Community What Is Community Engagement ? Its purpose is to bring schools additional resources, expertise and supports that will help students achieve high standards and strengthen families and communities. Community engagement offers partners a chance to provide programs and services right at the heart of their communities and allows communities greater access to and maximization of school space.
Engaging Your Community Some of the benefits of Community Engagement stronger social networks between schools and communities better availability of sports, arts and other activities
Engaging Your Community Some of the benefits of Community Engagement more community involvement in school activities and our students learning new and creative learning environments improved school security and reduced vandalism
Engaging Your Community How to build Inclusive Engagement Have Fun Start where people are Strive for results Don’t sit on your assets Focus on your strengths…not your needs Get to know the people around you Lead by stepping back