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21st Century Community Learning Centers

Strategic Partnerships

Implementation Strategies

Estimated time to complete: 4 hours

Upon completion, you will receive an Advanced Level certificate of completion.

After completing this section, you will be able to

  • Identify strategic partners.
  • Develop an outreach plan to engage and develop partnerships.
  • Write and employ an effective elevator speech to attract the right partners.
  • Implement strategies to maintain partnerships.

Coaching My Staff

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Upon completion, you will receive a Leadership Level certificate of completion. 

Learn how to support staff in their efforts to build and strengthen partnerships. Find trainings, tips, tools and pointers to use when coaching your staff.


Find ready-to-use, customizable tools that can help strengthen and maintain partnerships.

My Notebook

Strategic Partnerships

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Strategic Partnerships