Community School News

October 15, 2018 by
In the News Weis Elementary, A Community Partnership School – Second School in Florida to Earn Certification Community Partnership Schools Weis Elementary, A Community Partnership School has become the second school in Florida – and the first elementary school – … Evans High School Becomes 1st UCF-Certified Community Partnership School Community Partnership Schools UCF has […]

International Hub for Community Schools

October 12, 2018 by
International Hub for Community Schools UCF Center for Community Schools was named the first International Hub for Community Schools by the International Center of Excellence for Community Schools (ICECS) in Coventry, England. ICECS works to advance community school development through demonstration projects, research, consultation, networking and conferencing. UCF Center for Community Schools has ties to […]

Community Partnership Schools – Initiatives

October 12, 2018 by
Flagship Model Implementation Stage Planning Stage Return to previous page. Florida Community Partnership School™ Initiatives Flagship Model Evans High School • A Community Partnership School – Orlando, FL* Core Partners: Orange County Public Schools, Children’s Home Society of Florida, University of Central Florida, Orange Blossom Family Health Implementation Stage of Development C. A. Weis Elementary […]


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 Quality implementation is critical to the progress of any community school, and on-going progress monitoring is essential to growth. UCF Center for Community Schools provides community school assessment and evaluations. Included in the process is a self-assessment by the community school leadership team, on-site observations and interviews of stakeholders performed […]

Training and Development

October 11, 2018 by
Training and Development Coalition for Community Schools defines community schools as “a place and a set of partnerships connecting a school, family, and community.” Implementing a successful community school necessitates a comprehensive understanding of the strategy as well as familiarity with the nuances of planning, development, and securing long-term sustainability. Community schools and the essential […]

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 Aligning with the University of Central Florida’s vision of being the premier partnership university, Center for Community Schools strives to advance all community schools by offering high quality and relevant research, best practices and informational resources. We assist initiatives from the earliest stages of planning through full implementation and maturation of community school […]

Community Partnership Schools – Funding

October 11, 2018 by
Return to previous page. Community Partnership Schools Funding Since 2014-15, the Florida legislature has partially supported Community Partnership Schools™ model replication and sustainability. Apply for a Grant FY 2018-19 Legislative Budget Allocation of $1.4 Million The Florida Legislature allocated $1.4 million in 2018-19 for the following: Continue to provide Community Partnership School services at Evans […]

Community Partnership Schools – Getting Started

October 11, 2018 by
Partners Assessment Governance Planning Paying Return to previous page. 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 […]