Community School News

October 15, 2018 by
In the News Other Recent News Community School Initiative Moving Ahead in Polk The Ledger Pasco Co. Banking on New Concept to Help Struggling School ABC WFTS Tampa Pay 212: The Community School Redefined WEDU PBS Community Engagement is the Answer to Help Rescue K-12 Education in the Tampa Bay Area Tampa Bay Times Tampa […]

International Hub for Community Schools

October 12, 2018 by
International Hub for Community Schools EAGLE’S INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL EXCHANGE Development towards global community school classrooms is underway at Wilkinson Junior High Community Partnership School in Clay County. The Eagle’s International Virtual Exchange serves as a model for Community Partnership Schools statewide by being the first to connect CPS students to their international counterparts in Haiti, […]


October 12, 2018 by
Networks The following assembled networks provide support for continuous community school advancement in Florida and beyond. Contact to connect to a network right for you. Florida Network of Community Schools CPS Principals and School Districts CPS Healthcare Providers CPS Universities/Colleges CPS Director

Assessment and Evaluation

October 11, 2018 by
Assessment and Evaluation Community Schools UCF-Certified Community Partnership Schools With growing interest in replicating Community Partnership School™ efforts beyond Central Florida, it became important to establish the essential components of this multiple-core-partner community school model. To ensure consistency of quality programming as well as strategy and framework fidelity, UCF’s Center for Community Schools, along with […]

Training and Development

October 11, 2018 by
Training and Development The UCF Center for Community Schools offers training modules and presentations to assist community school professionals and partners in preparation efforts for full implementation and continuous improvement. Some topics for training include: Community school pillars (e.g., after-school programming, family and community engagement, integrated student supports) Asset mapping and needs assessments Data collection […]

University-Assisted Partnership

October 11, 2018 by
University-Assisted Partnership Beginning with Evans High School in 2010, University of Central Florida serves as the University partner for multiple central Florida Community Partnership Schools. Through the Center for Community Schools, a representative serves as a connector between the school and UCF.  As a University-Assisted partner, UCF strives to understand the needs of a Community […]

Technical Assistance

October 11, 2018 by
Technical Assistance We currently provide the following: Presentations UCF Center for Community Schools’ staff is available to provide community school presentations at meetings and conferences. Let us know your area of focus, and we’d be happy to accommodate your presentation need. Most common topics include Community Schools 101, Community Partnership Schools, and An Overview. Strategic […]

Community Partnership Schools – Getting Started

October 11, 2018 by
Getting Started Any school district, community organization or stakeholder with an interest in exploring the possibility of a Community Partnership School can contact the Center for Community Schools at UCF. We can assist in providing background information, examples of successful Community Partnership Schools, memorandum of understandings between partners, organizational charts, etc. Staff members are available […]