• Office of Strategic Community Partnerships

     

    A collaborative relationship between the Providence School Departmentand Community entities that is mutually beneficial and  works  towards sharedgoals and purpose through an agreed-upon division of services, outcomes, andfinancial responsibility.

     

    Goals

    • New focused framework for partnerships with community stakeholders thatis based on a feasibility study to determine where partnerships with provenInstitutes of Higher Education (IHEs) and non-profits could benefit schools andstudents.
    • Engage non-profit partners to provide out-of-school-time connected to rigorousoutcomes that can demonstrate effectiveness over time.
    • Rejuvenate the Strategic Partnership Office to better serve the students, families,and community stakeholders of Providence

     

    Components of the Work

     

    New Partnerships

     

    Develop new partnerships to enhance and/ or support new and existing initiatives

    Community Resourcces

     

    Create an interactive and comprehensive l ist of available community resources

    Defined Processes

     

    Ensure existing processes to engage and maintained partnerships are clearly defined and understood by partners, school and district personnel

    Infastructure

     

    Develop the infrastructure to improve partnerships experiences through increased relationship building and communication

     

    Types of Partnerships

    Consideration in any partnership will vary based on the kinds of organizations involved, as well as theintensity and alignment of the proposed partnership. Partnerships are categorized into four ways to helpus determine which kind of working and management relationships works best given the scope of work andlevel of integration.

     

    Partnerships Collaborations Strategic Collaboration

    COLLABORATION

    CROSS-SECTOR

    STRATEGIC COLLABORATION

    Partnerships are formed to coordinate efforts and identify the targeted audience. The priorities of this partnership are set by the community partner. Partnerships are formed by several organizations coming together to share resources, risks and decision-making. The partnership is set on a strategic direction of programming aiming to support student achievement. Partnerships are formed to share resources, risks, and decision-making. The partnership is set on a strategic direction of programming aiming to support student achievement.