White Papers, Briefings, and Research

DeHavilland Associates has created the following free resources for those interested in building strong and sustainable community/school partnerships:

  • Unlocking the Full Spectrum of Community Support - This briefing, targeted toward school and district leaders, outlines the major trends that make up 'the new normal' and lays out the many ways in which community stakeholders can improve the inputs and outcomes of public education in this new environment.
    (PDF format here)
  • The SAI Guide to Building Effective STEM Education Programs - Written for NASSMC's new STEM Accelerator Initiative, this guide offers step-by-step guidance on building an effective education initiative.
    (PDF format here)
  • Business Coalition Leaders Speak Out on Education - Results of a DeHavilland Associates survey of coalition leaders on their work in education; includes information on their interests, activities, priorities, and experiences, along with their advice to schools and districts.
    (PDF format here)
  • Community/School Partnerships: A National Survey - Results of a DeHavilland Associates survey of district and school leaders on their work with community partners; includes information on current practices along with rankings of current and prospective partners.
    (PDF format here)
    Bonus: PPT presentation on the survey from NASSMC Coalition Directors' Meeting here.
  • Resource Guide for Education Outreach Professionals - Resources for education outreach professionals interested in understanding the K-12 market and designing, promoting, and evaluating effective education outreach programs.
    (PDF format here)


Other Resources
In addition to the publications outlined to the left, DeHavilland Associates offers two other current resources:

  • The Engage.Connect. Newsletter - A free newsletter from the National Center for College and Career Transitions (co-founded by DeHavilland), published monthly, with information and insights on building partnership-driven college and career pathways programs.
  • The Business/Education Partnership Forum - An online clearinghouse of news and resources for practitioners.

The company also hosts national conferences and webinars; check back regularly for announcements, or contact us to be added to our email list.

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