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L&s grantee meeting partnerships

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John's community partnership presentation from the January 2011 Learn & Serve STEM grantee meeting in Racine, WI.

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L&s grantee meeting partnerships

  1. 1. The Secret to Successful<br />Campus-Community Partnerships<br />(It’s not a secret.)<br />
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  5. 5. Jessica Hagy, Indexed http://thisisindexed.com<br />
  6. 6. Partnerships are a Good Idea.<br />
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  10. 10. Images: explodingdog.com<br />
  11. 11. http://energy.caeds.eng.uml.edu/peru-07/index2.htm<br />
  12. 12. http://energy.caeds.eng.uml.edu/peru-07/index2.htm<br />
  13. 13. http://energy.caeds.eng.uml.edu/peru-07/index2.htm<br />
  14. 14. Many Types of Engagement<br />service-learning<br />internship<br />CBPR<br />work study<br />volunteerism<br />
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  17. 17. Many Types of Partner Relationships<br />Transformative<br />Cooperative<br />Exchange<br />Service<br />
  18. 18. Handout<br />“Networking to Collaboration Continuum”<br />
  19. 19. The Promise of Partnerships: Tapping Into The College As A Community Assetby Jim Scheibel, Erin M. Bowley & Steven Jones<br />FINANCIAL COSTS<br />ACADEMIC CALENDAR<br />Potential Challenges<br />POWER<br />LANGUAGE<br />VALUES<br />FACULTY INCENTIVES<br />
  20. 20. FORCE FIELD ANALYSIS<br />State Desired Change Here<br />Handout<br />DRIVING FORCES<br />RESTRAINING FORCES<br />Forces resisting the change<br />Forces favoring the change<br />(EQUILIBRIUM OR CURRENT STATUS)<br />
  21. 21. Planning Process<br /><ul><li>Communication
  22. 22. Funding
  23. 23. Marketing/PR
  24. 24. Evaluation
  25. 25. Celebrating</li></li></ul><li>Assessing Impact on Community Organizations<br />A look at costs and benefits<br />
  26. 26. Time . . .<br />staff spent training and supervising volunteers<br />staff spend communicating with campus personnel (phone, email, face-to-face)<br />Lost that could be spent meeting with other constituencies<br />Financial<br />Cost of staff time & equipment<br />Intangibles<br />Costs of the Partnership<br />
  27. 27. Benefits of the Partnership<br />Time . . .<br /><ul><li>staff time freed up by campus partner assuming organizational responsibilities
  28. 28. staff time freed up as a result of technical assistance/training from campus partner
  29. 29. Time spent with potential donors, public officials, etc. that can be directly attributed to the partnership</li></ul>Financial<br /><ul><li>Value added of student, faculty and staff time
  30. 30. Revenue sources generated by partnership
  31. 31. Value of new equipment provided at no cost</li></ul>Intangibles<br />
  32. 32. Community Voice<br />
  33. 33. Asset-Based Partnerships<br />Asset-Based: discovers gifts & talents in the community right now<br />Internally-Focused: Relies on community’s strengths, not on outside resources<br />Relationship-Driven: Seeks to connect local people, associations and institutions<br />
  34. 34. Needs vs. Assets<br />Needs Based<br />Focus on deficiencies<br />People are consumers of services<br />Residents observe as issues are being addressed<br />Asset Based<br />Focus on effectiveness<br />People are producers<br />Residents participate and are empowered<br />
  35. 35. We all have assets and deficits.<br />
  36. 36. Community Assets<br />Individuals<br />Everybody!<br />Associations<br />Social Assets<br />Institutions<br />Public, private, nonprofit<br />Physical Assets<br />Buildings, natural assets<br />Exchange<br />Financial transactions and other exchanges<br />
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  38. 38. Associations<br />
  39. 39. Associations & Institutions<br /><ul><li>Consensus
  40. 40. Control
  41. 41. Care
  42. 42. Production
  43. 43. Citizens
  44. 44. Consumers
  45. 45. Needs
  46. 46. Capacities</li></li></ul><li>Handout<br />“Steps to Develop a Partnership”<br />
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  48. 48. Jessica Hagy, Indexed http://thisisindexed.com/<br />
  49. 49. You cannot mitigate all risk.<br />If you don’t learn to embrace risk you cannot lead.<br />Risk does not make leadership difficult. Risk makes leading worthwhile.<br />
  50. 50. Handout<br />“What Makes Partnerships Work?”<br />
  51. 51. Handout<br />Campus Compact Benchmarks for Campus/Community Partnerships (2000)<br />
  52. 52. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Expand your geographical reach.<br />
  53. 53. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Develop new and non-traditional partners<br />
  54. 54. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Deepen and broaden the focus<br />
  55. 55. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Revisit initial agreement,<br />focus & renew commitments<br />
  56. 56. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Collaborate with other partnerships<br />
  57. 57. When you get to that certain point . . . <br />Develop a Graceful EXIT Strategy<br />
  58. 58. Be honest, but gentle.<br />Do no harm, and protect each other from making mistakes.<br />Keep your agreements.<br />Respect each other’s boundaries and professional knowledge.<br />Don’t take your partners for granted.<br />
  59. 59. John Hamerlinck<br />john@mncampuscompact.org<br />320-308-4271<br />www.mncampuscompact.org <br />

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