Drawing on the basic principles of change and the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) this resource gives a theoretical background to change, including: understanding how individuals respond to...

Immigrants and refugees comprise 20% of students in United States' public schools. This resource describes how school systems reach out to these students and families to improve their...

This page briefly describes the goals of the Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative and how Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) is embedded in all aspects of these goals. It...

This tool describes the five levels of partnership and provides a checklist  to gauge and guide your partnership’s progress towards best practices in collaborative leadership during each...

A memorandum of agreement/understanding (MOA/MOU) is a written agreement of parties to cooperatively work together on an agreed upon project and can serve as a legal document holding parties...

One of the first decisions of a partnership should be deciding how the group will make decisions. This document provides a chart describing two popular methods for decision making: voting and...

 This resource contains a list of salutations and closings to use when addressing certain policymakers such as the President of the United States, U.S. Senators, U.S. Congressmen, etc.  File: ...

This systems integration tool assists in deciphering where organizations intersect in areas such as target population, services budgeted for youth,  and governance power.  The tool includes steps...

This toolkit is designed to help local school and community partners address the complexities of information sharing about young people in multiple systems. This resource can support these young...

Large-scale systems change requires a collaborative approach that is cross-sector. However, the social sector still remains focused on funding individual organizations rather than broadening that...

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