Family Support Bill of Rights All people have the right to be treated with kindness, respect, and consideration under all conditions and situations. All people have the right to be treated with dignity and respect by the institutions and individuals that assist them to resolve economic, work, health, and educational issues. All people have the right to be spoken to with simple courtesy. All people have the right to have access to second opinions concerning their lives and conditions. All people have the right to representation on the governing boards of the agencies that serve their communities.
Therapy Recycling Centers Electronic Stores Churches Community Newspapers Employment Training Gym Health Center Transportation Services Pharmacies Supermarket Hotlines Convenience Stores Group Homes Hobby Clubs Gas Company Cable TV Career Center Radio & TV Stations Higher Ed Classes College Services Shelters Religious Associations Telephone Company Hardware Stores Neighbors Public Housing Fire Department Public Access TV Health Clinic Addiction Treatment Alternative Care Planning Office Museums Nature Centers Chamber of Commerce Friends of Friends Book Stores Realtor Meals on Wheels Volunteer Groups Student Volunteers Department of Public Works Family Resource Center Housing Services Food Pantry Welfare Movie Theater Bowling Alley Banks Video Store Entertainment Center Ethnic Association Extended Family Nursing Homes Police Parks Social Security Auto Mechanics Amusement Park Carpenters Hair Dressers Nutritional Services Hospital Electricians Family Play Groups Head Start After School Programs Youth Programs Schools Parent Information Center Electric Company Community Center Restaurants Playgrounds Library Friends City Hall
What is a collaboration? -emergent -focused -focused Process -sustained relationship and effort; -more durable and pervasive -limited -limited Investment -shared risks, responsibilities, and rewards. -some resources and rewards shared -some resources and rewards shared Resource Sharing -high risk -limited risk -limited risk Risk -solve common problems; -solutions emerge from dealing constructively with difference; -mutual benefit -work together on program specific goals -more compatible missions -work together on joint goals -no commonly defined mission, structure or planning effort Mission/Goals -deliberately designed -more formal agreement -only mutual agreement Relationship Collaboration Coordination Cooperation Continuum of Collaboration Definitions
Why collaborate? People and groups have common agendas and interests in addressing concerns about their community. Working together will result in greater rewards than what an individual can accomplish alone. Different talents and networks are brought into the process to fuel a project or turn an idea into action. People have a commitment to make change happen.
Values, mission and vision guide the actions of individuals, teams and organizations. Together they form an organization's identity, inform strategy and inspire commitment. Setting Direction: Values, Mission and Vision Values Mission Vision Our classrooms will be filled with children who enjoy learning, feel accomplished, and have high self-esteem. They grow into healthy and productive adults. An image of the mission accomplished, the ideal future state. Vision To increase the high school graduation rate of students in the metropolitan school district. A task, purpose, calling of an individual, team or organization. Mission Universal education, civic responsibility, raising healthy children. Beliefs or judgments about what is worthy, important or desirable that are reflected in individual and organizational behavior. Values Example: Stay in School Campaign Definition
Museums Community Organizations Libraries Faith Groups Graduates Individuals in the community Family Centers Adult Basic Ed Schools Home Communities Higher Education Teachers School Administrators School Council Health Clinics Media Students Who are the partners in education that can support families? Students Students Home Schools Communities Businesses Support Staff H.S. Community Service Family Members/Foster parents/Grandparents
Communities Parents Students Schools Education is a joint effort by parents, students, schools and communities. Collaboration results in Student Achievement Family Health School Success Community Development
Think about the community. Who should be at the table to create & support parent involvement