Coordinating relationships around the school for youth's success

Community Schools Coordinators Network

About the Network

The Coordinators Network brings together over 400 Community School Coordinators around the country playing a key role in creating and sustaining school-community partnerships to develop the academic, social, emotional, physical and civic competencies of their students, and to strengthen their families and community.

This network is a professional learning community who connect and learn from each other, and have a centralized place to find tools and resources.

Visit our website to learn more; click here.

Membership

The Network members’ are people working in a coordinating position at local community schools. Their role broadly encompasses mobilizing and aligning partners with the work of the school and coordinating opportunities and supports for students, their families and the community. These individuals manager relationships between schools and external community partners including community-based organizations, businesses, health and human service agencies and institutions of higher education, among others. Criteria includes:

  • Must currently be working in a community school.
  • Can be a part-time coordinator for one or more schools.
  • Cannot be a supervisor/director for multiple coordinators within an initiative, unless individual is also a community school coordinator for one of the schools within the initiative.

Joining the Network

Access resources and professional development opportunities designed specifically for Community School Coordinators. Some community schools are part of an initiative with many other Coordinators to support each other; others may only have a few. The Coordinators Network is a place to make connections so that no one has to reinvent the wheel and have the opportunity to learn from each other.

Request to join the network, click here.

Co-Chairs

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jaymie.lollie@ousd.org

Jaymie Lollie

Community School Manager, Frick United Academy of Language, Oakland Unified School District

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lthacker@knoxed.org

Liz Thacker

Site Coordinator, Whittle Springs Middle Community School

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Staci.Boehlke@vansd.org

Staci Boehlke

Family-Community Resource Center Coordinator, Fruit Valley Learning Center