Ready by 21 Webinar Series: Developing and Using Early Warning and Response Systems to Strengthen Student Success and Improve High School Graduation Rates
Research indicates that tracking individual student attendance, behavior and course performance (ABCs) can help identify students at risk of academic failure. This free webinar explores how early identification and effective interventions can put students back on the path to high school graduation.
Presentations will focus on:
Elements of an early warning and response system
Suggestions for getting started in your community
Emerging promising practices
Policy supports and barriers
Experiences and varied roles of local United Ways working with their schools to implement early warning and response systems
Also, see this recent blog post by Forum CEO Karen Pittman about expanding the ABCs to provide a more complete picture of young people.
When: Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m. ET.
Training for Youth Work Management
Want to learn how to train your afterschool staff to increase the quality of their work? This Training of Trainers is for managers and site leaders who wish to support their sites throughout the quality improvement cycle developed by the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Graduates of this course can facilitate the Weikart Center's Planning with Data and Quality Coaching workshops, and provide comprehensive support to staff who are involved in the process.
When & Where: Sept. 26-27, Seattle, Wash.
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How Partnerships Change Community Outcomes through Collective Impact
How can your community partnerships achieve real outcomes? What supports do partnerships need to achieve collective impact? What are the key steps in collaborative efforts to improve community conditions and outcomes?
Get the answers to these and other questions about how to create lasting, community-wide change at a special learning program presented by the Forum for Youth Investment and United Way Worldwide.
Achieving Collective Impact: How Partnerships Change Community Outcomes is built around the key steps to achieving measureable outcomes, such as problem analysis, intervention design, implementation, evaluation and improvement. Learn how to take a big picture approach to tackle underlying issues in your community. See what action planning looks like when many organizations share responsibility for results.
When & Where: Oct. 8-10, United Way Worldwide, Alexandria, Va.
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