Presentation on theme: "GK12 Program Sustainability and Building Partnerships Educating Private and Public Partners to HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE."— Presentation transcript:
GK12 Program Sustainability and Building Partnerships Educating Private and Public Partners to HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Target Audiences Internal- University administrators, Legislative Affairs Office, Foundation, Faculty, Students External- General Public, K12 schools, Public School Administration, State and Federal legislative representatives Private Sector- affiliated businesses, foundations, etc.
Developing a Connection Long term venture Benefits & Public Good Accountability & Outcomes Budget and Rationale
"One of the biggest challenges for people when theyre faced with a public policy issue is defining what the issue is from the perspective of people in government. (and the private sector) Understand the policy and political issues/liabilities. Articulate why its the right thing to do, why its important and stakeholder support.
Guidelines Identify the key decisionmaker Legislator Staff member Public Relations Official Preparation & Planning Concise Program Goals & Deliverables Program overview Benefits Handouts Anticipate questions Focused talking points
Inform & get approval from institutional legislative affairs official. Know the protocol. Establish good staff interactions. Acknowledge previous support and involvement; give credit and provide opportunities for publicity and positive exposure. Build long term relationships; dont contact only when you want something! Establish credibility; provide supporting data. Be a good listener. Use testimonials from constituents, success stories; provide coalition support from private sector, public entities etc – broad support important.