Community partner resources
The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.
After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Educators Webinar Recording Available Listen to how Community School Educator Leadership Award winner Deanna Hron, a former teacher and now Coordinator at King Elementary advocated for students by pushing forward the “Vote Yes” referendum. Her activism played a role in implementing social-emotional learning at her school.
After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Community Organizers Join Jitu Brown, National Director, for Journey for Justice Alliance in Chicago, Illinois and Monique Mills a parent who now serves as a community school coordinator on September 19, from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST. Mr. Brown has consistently used his influence and dedication to equity to advocate for community schools as the vehicle for change. During this webinar, learn how to organize grassroots community-driven movements for community schools. Ms. Mills is a parent who was in an abusive relationship and realized her way out was through her children’s community school. She will provide steps parents can take to become more involved in their school and community.
After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Superheroes Join Community School Coordinator Leadership Award winner, Hallie J. Atwater of Renaissance Academy High School on September 26, from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST. Community School Coordinators are the superheroes who push forward the community schools strategy and are the key to successful implementation. Without our community school coordinators, the bridge between the school and the community would not be nearly as strong. As we celebrate Coordinators Appreciation Week, hear from Ms. Atwater as she shares how she kept her school open and ways to build powerful relationships with students.