Partnerships: Program Examples

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College-Community Connections

Funded by the Teagle Foundation in collaboration with the Partnership for Afterschool Education, this document provides descriptions of six partnerships between community based organizations and colleges.  Each partnership worked with high school aged youth to provide them with experiences that helped to prepare them academically, as well as to provided learning experiences outside of the classroom.

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South Salem Connect Community Partnership

This partnership in South Salem brings together schools, community based organizations, businesses, and municipal government, among others, to create and fund programs that will benefit the entire community.  One project is a summer civic engagement camp for youth.

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How Afterschool Programs Expand the Educational Experience (Video)

This video shows afterschool programs that partner with other organizations and businesses to enrich the educational experiences of youth.  For example, in one program youth are trained, and then provide free tax help to the community in the local library.

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Skowhegan Area Middle School 21st Century Community Learning Center

Skowhegan Area Middle School 21st Century Community Learning Center

A description of an innovative OST program where students created a community computer center in partnership with a local grist mill.

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The NAZA-NPL Partnership

The NAZA-NPL Partnership

This describes a partnership between the Nashville Public Library and the Nashville Afterschool Zone.  One of the features is that the OST program provides professional development for librarians.

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University of Maryland Extension Baltimore County and Baltimore Public Libraries Partnership

University of Maryland Extension Baltimore County and Baltimore Public Libraries Partnership

This short piece describes the many different ways that community based organizations and libraries can support each other, such as library staff receiving free training by CBOs.

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