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Successful Practices

Friends of Educational Excellence will collaborate with Rochester community organizations to define and document successful practices for community – school partnerships.  Friends of Educational Excellence will also provide key services to support partnership successful practices.  The most effective school partnerships will demonstrate the following seven practices:

  1. Commitment to Partnership – by the community organization and by the school
  2. Regular meetings of a Partnership Committee
  3. Effective volunteer management
  4. Focus volunteer activities for optimum impact on student academic performance
  5. Volunteer and teacher training
  6. Parental involvement
  7. Program evaluation