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Education Partnerships: Strategies for Success

By Danielle Briggs


Effective partnerships use a number of common strategies to build and sustain healthy relationships that yield desired results.

Drawing on WestEd’s own work with education alliances, recent interviews with alliance participants, and an extensive review of the research, this brief identifies key components or conditions that contribute to partnership success.

The components fall into the following areas: shared mission, goals, and objectives; organizational structure and governance; leadership; communication; budget, resources, and external funding; culture as its relates to both collaboration and professional development; and evaluation.

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Product #: KN-01-02
Copyright: 2001
Format: Print
Pages: 8
Publisher: WestEd