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Past Webinars

Missed our webinar? Click on the corresponding links below to access the PowerPoint presentations and/or listen to the audio simultaneously of past webinar presentations on a variety of policy and practitioner topics. Enjoy! (If you have suggestions for future webinar topics, please email:

2019 Webinars 
Did you miss After the School Bell Webinar: Collaborative Leadership in a Community SchoolHave no fear; we have the recording! Learn how to use collaborative leadership to create partnerships that address the needs of students, families, and the community with Nicholas Orem Middle School, principal, Michelle Monroe and Luis Antonio Ostolaza, community school coordinator. This weeks After the School Bell Webinar Series is brought to you by the Institute for Educational Leadership program Coalition for Community SchoolsUnited Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA), andLatin American Youth Center.
2018 Webinars 

Did you miss our After the School Bell Webinar Series: Mobilizing a State Coalition and Getting a Win? Have no fear, we have the recording! Learn how to bring together student and parent organizations to advocate for adequate resources from the state with Norma Rodriguez, Organizing and Policy Director and Geordee Mae Corpuz, Organizing Director with Californians for Justice along with John Affeldt, Managing Attorney at Public Advocates
Did you miss last weeks After the School Bell Webinar Series: Growing Advocacy Champions? Have no fear, we have the recording! Learn how to create a state coalition that advance more equitable outcomes for children and youth through the community school strategy, with Ellie Mitchell, Executive Director, Maryland Out of School Time Network (MOST), and Alexandria Warrick-Adams, Director, Elev8 Baltimore.
Did you miss After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Guardians? We have the recording! Learn how to use the community schools strategy to transform schools and mobilize leadership to leverage assets from within their communities to support student learning. Listen to Community School Superintendent Leadership Award winner, Dr. Matt Wayne, of Hayward Unified School District and Community School Initiative Leadership Award winner, Jill Pereira, Vice President of Education at the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Did you miss last weeks After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Superheroes? Have no fear, we have the recording! Learn how to build powerful relationships with students, from Hallie J. Atwater Community School Coordinator Leadership Award winner and Coordinator at Renaissance Academy High School.
Did you miss last weeks After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Community Organizers? Have no fear, we have the recording! Listen to Jitu Brown, National Director, for Journey for Justice Alliance in Chicago, Illinois and Monique Mills a parent who now serves as a community school coordinator talk about how to engage parents and start a grassroots campaign for community schools.
After the school bell webinar the future recording available Sarai antoine and Elonna Jones-Turner Recording Available
Did you miss Wednesday evenings After the School Bell Webinar Series: The Future? Have no fear, we have the recording! Listen to Community School Leadership Youth Awardee, Sarai Antoine and Community School Forum youth panelist, Elonna Jones–Turner talk about their experience at their community school. They also shared tips on how leaders can successfully connect, empower, and prepare students to excel after they graduate. 
Listen to  After the School Bell Webinar Series: The EducatorsCommunity School Educator Leadership Award winner Deanna Hron, a former teacher and now Coordinator at King Elementary talks about her dedication to advocating for students by pushing forward the "Vote Yes" referendum. 


Family and Community Engagement in Addressing Childhood Trauma Webinar / PPT slides from webinar
Community Schools an Evidence-Based Strategy for Equitable School Improvement webinar / PPT slides from webinar 


Aligining Networks to Enable Every Student to Thrive 

Addressing Trauma in Community Schools /PPT slides from webinar 

Starting a Community School

FCE Learning Webinar

Well Rounded Education: Learning In Community Schools

An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act and What It Means for Community-School Partnerships

The Every Student Succeeds Act, Title I: Opportunities for Community-School Partnerships 

ESSA: Opportunities for Community-School Partnerships

Partners in Time: Building School-Community Models

Mobilizing Families and Communities

Community Schools and Equity: Changing Systems

My Brother's Keeper and Community Schools

Community Schools and Community Organizing

Community Schools and Equity: Our Framework

Community School Facilities: Authentic Engagement, Shared Space, and Neighborhood Hubs

Strengthening Community School Partnerships: The Role of School Boards

The Promise of Universities in School Reform

The Growing Convergence of Community Schools and Expanded Learning Opportunities Build Your Fiscal Fitness

Community Schools Education Day - Webinar Series
  • Federal and State Policy 101
  • How to Advocate

Early Learning and Child Development in Community School Settings

Cincinnati Community Learning Centers Webinar Series

Teacher Voice: How Unions Support Community School Initiatives

Child Tax Credit Outreach (presented by the National Women's Law Center)

Taking Community Schools to Scale

Community Schools and Other Place-Based Strategies

Marketing the Community Schools Concept

Race to the Top District Applications: Planning for Partnerships

Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities: The Community Schools Way

A Conversation with David Kirp

National Call to Action: Making the Case for Community Schools

Community Schools: Reading on Grade Level by the End of 3rd Grade

Community Schools: Effectively & Efficiently Investing in Our Youth

Community Schools: A Vehicle for School Improvement Grant Implementation

Youth Engagement in Community Schools: Promising Practices from the National Beacons Initiative

Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships Guide Webinar Series:
October 24: A General Overview of the Scaling Up Guide: What's in the Guide, how it works, and how to use it in your community
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November 2: Session 1 - A school, an intermediary, a community: What does a scaled up system of community schools look like?
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Nov. 16: Session 2 - Getting going: Deciding to scale up 
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Nov. 30: Session 3 - Develop an operating framework and planning for scale up
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Dec. 14: Session 4 - Scale up for sustainability and implementation
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The National League of Cities and Coalition for Community Schools held a joint webinar November 30 - Launching and Scaling Up a Community Schools Strategy: The Role of Cities
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Investing in Innovation Fund (i3): Implications for Community Schools

Federal Grant: Full-Service Community Schools

United Ways and Community Schools: Lessons from the Field

The 5 Essential Pillars of Transforming Schools

Community Schools & School-Based Health Centers: Together the Vehicles for Student Success

Chronic Absences in the Early Grades, A Closer Look at New York City and Baltimore

What Does the Federal Stimulus Package Mean for Community Schools?

Why Are More Policymakers Supporting Community Schools?

Title I and Community Schools

Race to the Top: Implications for Community Oriented Schools (aka. Community Schools)
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