Learn Strategies to Help Improve School Attendance
In honor of Attendance Awareness Month, join America's Promise Alliance for a Twitter Party to discuss attendance and chronic absence. Learn about strategies to help improve school attendance in your community through this free event, presented by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and State Farm.
Experts from Attendance Works (@AttendanceWorks), the Alliance for Excellent Education (@all4ed), America's Promise Alliance (@AmericasPromise) and others will be available to answer questions. Use the Attendance Campaign hashtag, #SchoolEveryDay, to join the conversation.
When: Sept. 10, 1 p.m. ET.
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
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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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 Youth Work Management Training of Trainers 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: Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Rochester, N.Y.