Describes steps for creating, implementing, sustaining and evaluating partnerships between schools and businesses. The recommendations are designed to help school and business leaders respond to opportunities and challenges that arise through longterm relationships. The publication begins with the preliminary steps of assessing need, potential contributors and their offerings, and the school's own internal strengths and core values. This is followed by steps for developing the partnership's core values, common ground, and shared vision. Steps for translating the values into action and maintaining the relationship follow. Also included are checklists and worksheets for accomplishing these steps.
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