ERIC Number: EJ656315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Facilitating Collaboration with Schools.
Friedman, Lucy N.
School-Age Review, n3 p21,23-25 Spr 2001
Details some ways schools and community-based organizations can form effective school-site after-school collaborative programs. Describes factors exacerbating misperceptions between teachers and youth workers, and offers suggestions for combining both partners' perspectives through joint planning, hiring staff approved by both programs, joint training, using communication to develop a common dialect, sharing resources, having a full-time coordinator, and involving parents. Asserts that program effectiveness can motivate integration between schools and community-based organizations. (KB)
Descriptors: After School Education, After School Programs, Agency Cooperation, Community Organizations, Interprofessional Relationship, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Youth Programs
National School-Age Care Alliance, 1137 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02124.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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