What are some of the names we call ourselves?
-Site Resource Coordinator
-Site Director for OST
-Community Partnership Coordinator
-Jack of all Trades
-Learning Support Coordinator
-Parent Community Liaison/ coordinator
What can you do?
-Grow professional, both within and outside your school.
-Be strong manager - know your budget; training; think about raising and leveraging resources; develop your staff; fill gaps.
-**pick something you want to move and make sure you can attribute that to your work!!
-make connections - you can't do it alone!!
-tell your story
-**replenish yourself/decrease burnout
-take time off
-make sure you know and prioritize self-care
-set boundaries and keep them!
-take care of your families
What point will you impact in one years time? How will you define your success?
-community schools is headline of NY Times this week -- go to Knowlegeable Community schools with no quotes
-that community knows we are 365 - 24/7; not just after school hours
-that work we do lives beyond us; and that people we serve become biggest advocates
-create systems to be proactive instead of reactive
-everyone in our schools can say they are in a community school and can say what that means