For students at risk and students with IEPs
Definition: Educators, community services providers, students, families, and employers work together to identify and address school and community-level transition education and services issues, including program development and evaluation, based upon the community context.
- Interagency coordinating body that includes consumers, parents, services providers, and employers
- Community-level program development and evaluation
- Understanding the community context
Community of Practice information
The New Hampshire Coalition for Business and Education is a non-partisan organization composed of business, education, philanthropic and public policy leaders committed to improving the quality, access, and relevance of education for New Hampshire citizens of all ages.
Program development and evaluation
Part of an online manual for identifying community assets and resources from the Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas. Includes tools to both identify and harness the assets to meet community needs and to strengthen the whole community.
Blending and braiding explained: Blending And Braiding Funds And Resources: The Intermediary As Facilitator, from the National Coalition on Workforce and Disability.
Disability awareness videos to educate and raise awareness in the workplace. These are part of an End the Awkward Campaign in the United Kingdom. They’re short (under a minute). An example:
Link to the End the Awkward YouTube channel
A collection of TED Talks on the topic of collaboration.
Focus on a community’s strengths rather than its deficits: “Building from Strength: Asset-Based Community Development,” an article from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.