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Community Partners Meeting June 27, 2013. Agenda Project Update (30 mins ) Input on Creating Community-School Partnerships (45 mins ) Q&A (15 mins ). Project Update Scope of Work was submitted on April 8 We heard your feedback: Incorporated CBOs as partners in SOWs

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Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Community Partners Meeting

June 27, 2013


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

  • Agenda

  • Project Update (30 mins)

  • Input on Creating Community-School Partnerships (45 mins)

  • Q&A (15 mins)


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project Update

  • Scope of Work was submitted on April 8

  • We heard your feedback:

    • Incorporated CBOs as partners in SOWs

    • Including CBOs as partners in implementation workgroups

  • Community Network Steering Committee is our outreach “hub”

  • Scope of Work approval is expected by start of school


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 1 Update: Investment Fund for Teaching & Leading

  • Technical Workgroup formed to advise on criteria for RFP

    • Representation included:

      • District leaders and practitioners

      • UW

      • WA STEM

      • OSPI

      • Community-based organizations (Families for Multicultural Communities)

      • Education Associations

  • Executive Committee approved criteria on May 23

  • Draft RFP was released on June 19

  • Final RFP will be released July 1

  • Proposals due Aug. 19


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 2 Update: Regional Data Portal

  • Data Coordinating Committee formed to advise on design and implementation.

  • Representation includes:

    • District IT leaders

    • Community-based organizations (Community Schools Coalition, White Center CDA, YDEKC, Communities & Parents for Public Schools, CCER)

    • WA STEM

  • There will be 3 phases for this work:

    • Inventory current district data capacity, policies & systems

    • Design data portal

    • Implement & train stakeholders on data portal


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 3 Update: PreK-3rd Grade Systems

  • Building teams who will guide each district to develop PreK-3rd grade action plans.

  • Partnering with Dr. Kristi Kauerz from UW

  • PreK-3 Kick-off Event Aug. 1

  • Birth through 3rd Grade Work Group sent letter to Executive Committee outlining priorities

  • Technical Workgroup will advise on Investment Fund criteria. Includes community partners (Child Care Aware, Seattle Early Education Collaborative, Open Doors for Multicultural Families)

  • Executive Committee will approve criteria in August


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 4 Update: Digital STEM Tools in High-Need Elementary & Middle Schools

  • Advisory Team created to advise on implementation

    • Representation includes:

      • Districts

      • CBOs (Community Schools Coalition, YMCA, CCER)

      • UW

      • WA STEM

  • Advisory Team will start a process for selecting tools this summer/fall.


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 5 Update: Career Awareness & Exploration System

  • This project is being led by PSESD and the King County STEM Network

  • The first steps are to:

    • Identify what schools and businesses need to do to build the network, and,

    • Determine how many students and teachers will be impacted.


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 6 Update: Middle & High School Advising

  • Contracting with UW Dream Project to provide Counselor Assistants in 17 high-need middle and high schools starting this fall

  • High School & Beyond Institute will support counselors in August

  • Based on feedback from counselors, an RFP will be used to solicit professional development proposals for counselors


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 7 Update: College Board Pathway

  • Students will take the ReadiStep, PSAT and SAT for free this coming school year

  • We are training districts on how to be ready for these assessments and on how to use the data


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Project 8 Update: College & Career Readiness Investment Fund

  • Technical Workgroup formed to advise on criteria for RFP

    • Representation included:

      • District leaders and practitioners

      • UW

      • Community-based organizations (Kent Youth & Family Services, Neighborhood House, Seattle Education Access)

  • Executive Committee approved criteria on June 20

  • Currently writing RFP (expected release in mid-July)


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Deep Dive 1 Update: Kent East Hill

  • Team has worked to refine the SOW based on feedback from Dept. of Education.

  • As part of the Initiative, there have been several CBO’s involved, including:

    • KCHA, Building Better Futures Board, KFYS, CHS, Refugee Women’s Alliance, LEV, & CC&R. 

  • Hiring a Family Engagement and Student Achievement Facilitator to work with the Read to Succeed extended learning programs and other extended day providers.

  • Plans include data coaching and professional development for school staff and community partners


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Deep Dive 2 Update: White Center

  • Family Navigators: 

  • Taskforce created

  • Ongoing community input into model

  • Eligibility and recruitment plans  in process

  • Early Learning:

  • Initial partners identified and meeting – model has been developed to aid FFN providers in supporting kindergarten readiness

  • Hiring process begun for early learning outreach staff to FFN providers

  • Plan for Highline Public Schools to collaborate with White Center :Promise

  • Extended Outcomes:

  • Position posted

  • Schools taking stock of needs


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Deep Dive 3 Update: Investment Fund for Additional School-Community Partnerships

  • Community Network Steering Committee is a partner in guiding this work

  • Also studying the Seattle Public Schools Intensive School Partnerships model

  • Criteria for the RFP will be developed in August and approved by the Executive Committee in September

  • We would like to get your thoughts on this today.


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

  • Agenda

  • Project Update (30 mins)

  • Input on Creating Community-School Partnerships (45 mins)

  • Q&A (15 mins)


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Input on Creating Community-School Partnerships

  • Please discuss the following questions at your table for 20 minutes.

    • A facilitator will take notes so we can incorporate your feedback into the RFP criteria.

    • We will come back together to share our responses, and then break into a general Q&A.

    • What are you currently doing to create strong community-school partnerships?

    • What makes a community-school partnership successful?

    • What supports do community-based organizations and districts need to create strong partnerships?


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

  • Agenda

  • Project Update (30 mins)

  • Input on Creating Community-School Partnerships (45 mins)

  • Q&A (15 mins)


Community partners meeting june 27 2013

Questions

What questions do you have?


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