Distribute and Discuss
Data-sharing discussions can promote active problem solving. When you invite everyone into the discussion, you give them a chance to take part of the responsibility for finding next steps and solutions.
You can share data by sending copies of summary documents to everyone who has an interest in your program, or by presenting the data in a presentation to members of your advisory group, partners, school-day staff and others. Continue the sharing in meetings with your immediate partners. This may include any combination of decision makers, direct providers, students and families.
Here are some important points to consider in your discussions:
- Is our partnership meeting its goals?
- What factors or conditions could be affecting the results?
- What changes need to be made to improve the results?
- Are costs higher or lower than the budgeted amounts?
Tip: Leaders of quality 21st CCLC programs gather and review information regularly.
- 2Key Terms
- 3Strengthening Partnerships Diagram
- 4Partnership Benefits
- 5Build on Strengths
- 6Potential Partners
- 7Partner Inventory
- 8Find Partners
- 9Strategies for Getting Started
- 10Identify Your Needs
- 11Identify Resources
- 12Summarize Your Needs
- 13Map Community Resources
- 14Consider How to Select Partners
- 15Create Partnerships
- 16Establish a Common Vision
- 17Clarify & Communicate Roles & Responsibilities
- 18Create an Advisory Board
- 19Communicate Regularly
- 20Share Data
- 21Ask Questions, Collect Data
- 22Make Sense of Data
- 23Distribute and Discuss
- 24Keep it Legal
- 25Final Reflection
- 26Learn More Library
- 29Check for Understanding