Community groups, organizations, local businesses, social service agencies, faith-based organizations, health clinics, and colleges and universities create partnerships with schools, share resources, and volunteer to support student learning, development, and health-related activities.
Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Resources
CDE Office of Learning Supports Family and Community Partnering: "On the Team and at the Table" Toolkit The toolkit is designed to support each Colorado school system in partnering with families and community resources.
Coordination and Practices:
RMC Health Community Involvement Smart Guide: RMC Health, Coordination of community involvement across WSCC component areas.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - School Connectedness - Strategies for Increasing Protective Factors Among Youth: CDC Resources supporting best practices for increasing school connectedness.
Safe to Tell: This program is supported by the Colorado Department of Law, Office of the Attorney General. It provides schools, districts, and communities with resources for the free safe to tell program.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF): Provides resources to supports helping kids grow up at a healthy weight, teaching kids social skills, creating schools where education and health are linked.