At the most recent PFS sharing practice event, the 2014 PFS Statewide Meeting held in partnership with the Providence Children & Youth Cabinet, several transformative PK-16 partnerships shared best practices and engaged 50 participants in exploring the standards of the PFS Partnership Rubric (further details on rubric under Starting a Partnership).
Breakout discussions featured:
- RI Urban Debate Leaguediscussing the “Improvement of Partnership Practice: Documentation, Storytelling & Sustainability“
- Providence Children & Youth Cabineton “Collaborative Relationships:Planning & Shared Investment, Stakeholder Involvement“
- The Rhode Island College/Central Falls Innovation Labon “Responsiveness to Community Needs: Community Context & Innovation“
To explore Storytelling and Sustainability, facilitator Ashley Belanger from the RI Urban Debate League led her breakout group in a Visioning Exercise. This activity (access by clicking here) can be used to formally articulate values in the language of the stakeholders.