Instructional Implementation Plan EDL 6982 Cowlishaw Elementary School. Presenter: Julee DeGeus. Project Background. My mentor, Cowlishaw Student Services Coordinator, has responsibility for business partnerships.
Presenter: Julee DeGeus
Also, to contact school parents that own local businesses to determine whether or not they would be interested in becoming a Cowlishaw business partner
In addition, two student’s parents own local businesses that expressed in becoming business partners.
* In-kind services
2a. If so, What did you like most about the business partnership arrangement?
3a. What type of assistance, specifically, would help your students the most?
4. Are any of your students’ parents business owners? If so, what type of business?
2 Do volunteers have to be closely supervised at all times? Or, have a criminal background check completed?
3. In your prior administrative experience, have you witness a successful Business Partnership program? If so, what type of support was provided?
4. In your opinion, what is the best way to recognize Business Partners?
Collins, Sarah and Dougherty, Chrys: NCEA Research Report #2, Survey on the Use of Business and Community Partnerships, February 2003.
This was a study done in Texas to determine the services provided by partnerships and how those services reflected the schools’ priorities. The great majority of schools rated their business partners as “critically” important or “very important” to their school’s success.
Eckles, Gregory: One way to manage educational partnerships with local businesses (Grades K-12), Curriculum Review, Apr2003, Vol. 42, Issue 8, p11
This brief article outlined the fact that most school give little thought to the creation of a cohesive outreach program. The information outlined indicated most partnerships in non-monetary categories: Student-oriented offerings, School-based partnerships and System wide ventures.
I saw my goal of developing Business Partnerships much more broadly than my mentor. My focus included any Business Partner that promoted our district’s vision
To prepare all students to succeed in an ever-changing world through comprehensive programs and experiences in collaboration with family and community.
while my mentor’s focus was almost solely on Business Partnerships for Funding purposes.
During these meetings, she evaluated what I had done and we discussed what needed to be done and/or adjusted prior to our next meeting.
Overall, I enjoyed my internship project.
ELCC Standard 1 - Vision
My Mentor and I had to have a vision for the big picture of this project, as it involves many steps.
ELCC Standard 2 – Culture/Instruction
The Business Partnerships have helped promote a positive school culture
ELCC 3 - Organization/Management
ELCC 4 - Community
ELCC 5 - Ethics
This project was implemented with the intention of the promotion of success all students by acting with integrity and fairness.
ELCC 6 – Larger Context
This project engaged community members as advocates in the success of all students.
Saturday, May 3, 2008