Fostering Student & School Success through Effective School Community Partnerships
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)
New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools and The Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives invite you to attend a Forum entitled: Fostering Student & School Success through Effective School Community Partnerships.
Lila Leff, founder of Umoja Student Development Corporation in Chicago (UmojaCorporation.org) and education and strategy consultant, will serve as the presenter and moderator of this three-hour session.
This Forum will:
- Examine the “symptoms” and outcomes of a successful school community partnership
- Use an asset based lens to leverage community strengths and resources
- Explore and apply local and national best practices to participants’ own context
- Identify tools, strategies, and frameworks that can be used to further effective school partnerships
Through practical and interactive activities as well as a case-study format, participants will reflect on their own successes and challenges and refine both their goals and strategies for community partnerships.
All participants will receive a session summary with tools and templates included. Additionally, two participating organizations will receive 5 hours of ongoing coaching and support related to their own community partnership efforts.
Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: $20 before November 1st; $25 after November 1st
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The mission of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools is to support, promote, and advocate for the Louisiana charter school movement, increasing student access to high quality public schools statewide.