Friedrich & McCorquodale Making the Case

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Friedrich & McCorquodale Making the Case

  1. 1. Making the Case in Your Community for International Knowledge and Skills Matt Friedrick – Project Manager, NC in the World Theresa McCorquodale – Director, Academy for Global Studies in Austin, TX
  2. 2. Purpose of the Presentation <ul><li>We hope to help you: </li></ul><ul><li>generate political support </li></ul><ul><li>generate financial support </li></ul><ul><li>communicate academic purpose </li></ul><ul><li>create programmatic partnerships </li></ul>
  3. 3. When do we need to “make the case?” <ul><li>New initiatives in a school or district </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership proposals with other organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a new school </li></ul><ul><li>Changing or adding district or state policies </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a statewide global education initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation RFP’s </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose of the Presentation <ul><li>To “make the case”, you must convince people: </li></ul><ul><li>WHY global skills and knowledge are important generally and relevant locally </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT quality global education produces </li></ul><ul><li>HOW it can be done </li></ul><ul><li>WHO should be involved in the effort </li></ul>
  5. 5. Developing Community Support <ul><li>Prove that globalization is a “down-home” issue </li></ul><ul><li>Define the goal for global skills and knowledge in your community </li></ul><ul><li>Help others envision how it will happen </li></ul><ul><li>Decide who to involve </li></ul>
  6. 6. Scope of our Presentation <ul><li>Give you a framework for how to convince others </li></ul><ul><li>Show you examples of how we have done it </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm collaboratively ways to do this in your community </li></ul>
  7. 7. Convince People WHY… <ul><li>Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Make global skills and knowledge locally relevant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demographically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culturally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research of local international trade, demographics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Convince People WHY… <ul><li>Microlab #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Global skills and knowledge are “down home.” </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>How is your local community already global? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Populations present </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industries with international ties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community groups </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Show WHAT it looks like… <ul><li>Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Define what it will take to be a successful member of the community you have described. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NC in the World Global Competencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profile of an ISSN Graduate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISSN Global Competencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NC in the World Action Plan </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Microlab #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Define what it will take to be a successful member of the global community you have described. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What global skills and knowledge do students need to enter the global community successfully? </li></ul>Show WHAT it looks like…
  11. 11. Envision HOW to make it happen… <ul><li>Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Determine how to address each global competency. Changes may have to occur in: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New programmatic partnerships </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AGS schedule and programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NC in the World programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative scheduling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative programs </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Microlab #3A </li></ul><ul><li>Determine how to address each global competency. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What potential signature elements will your program have that address a global competency from your list? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School-based initiatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community-based initiatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional graduation requirements that go beyond existing school, district, or state standards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Signature elements that attract interest and generate support </li></ul></ul></ul>Envision HOW to make it happen…
  13. 13. Envision HOW to make it happen… <ul><li>Microlab #3B </li></ul><ul><li>Consider structural systems that need to be in place to support your initiative. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>What support systems are necessary and feasible in my community? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher professional development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology needs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Scheduling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Funding resources </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Consider WHO to involve… <ul><li>Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Decide who in your community needs to hear your message. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Business Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>State Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Institutions of higher learning </li></ul><ul><li>Other schools and educational programs </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Community groups </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Approach each audience as a potential partner. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Consider WHO to involve… <ul><li>Microlab #4 </li></ul><ul><li>Consider your audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>Who in my community needs to hear my message? </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the need for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>political support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>financial support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>academic purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>programmatic partnerships </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Put it all together… <ul><li>WHEN and WHERE will you take your next step? </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Academy for Global Studies powerpoint </li></ul>
  17. 17. Put it all together… <ul><li>Microlab #5 </li></ul><ul><li>Take the next step. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: </li></ul><ul><li>When and where will you make the case? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Department of Education Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Requests for Proposals </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Contact <ul><li>Matt Friedrick </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Manager, NC in the World </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNC Center for International Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ciu.northcarolina.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theresa McCorquodale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director, Academy for Global Studies in Austin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austin Independent School District </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.agsaustin.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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