Content with Topics : K–12 Partnerships

Building K–12/Higher Education Partnerships

K–12 / higher education partnerships are perhaps the most pervasive form of community partnerships in higher education. In the early 1900s, for example, educational philosopher John Dewey created laboratory schools at the University of Chicago as a place for pre-service teachers to learn teaching by actually doing it. For many years, universities have placed pre-service teachers in classrooms across the United States. A call for increased university involvement grew out of the concerns raised by the A Nation at Risk report (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983) and the subsequent Holmes Group Report (1986), which specifically called attention to…

K-H Partnerships Toolkit

This toolkit, researched and written by Campus Compact for New Hampshire, leads you step-by-step in how to build effective partners from a shared vision to a comprehensive understanding of needs and available resources, and much more.