Mobilizing Partnerships toward Active Collaboration
All partnerships are nice, but what afterschool programs need most are those partners who will provide ongoing, meaningful support to help programs and youth meet their goals. In this session, participants will explore strategies for planning, implementing and maintaining organizational collaboration while expanding their network of support. According to the Maine Afterschool Network, there are 7 Elements to a Strong Collaboration.
Elements of a Strong Collaboration
✔ common goals
✔ agreed upon priorities, strategies, outcomes
✔ shared leadership
✔ ground rules for meetings
✔ clear decision-making authority
✔ accountability process
✔ acknowledgment of barriers and successes
Click the link below to see the presentation by Von Gordon of the William Winter Institute.
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