Explore publications and tools below by the PPE team and other experts on how to define research-practice partnerships, examples of successful collaborations, how to incorporate communication and evaluation into your initiatives, and more.
We found the following resources to be helpful information for those considering community based partnerships. We hope that you find them useful!
PPE’s collection of briefs highlights key research findings and recommendations for policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in a quickly digestible format.
- Practice Brief: Promoting Culturally Competent Teaching
September 25, 2017This policy brief discusses the benefits of cultural competence and examples of implementation. The analysis concludes with recommendations for promoting culturally competent schools in Delaware.
- Policy Brief: The Future of Delaware School Libraries
August 22, 2017This policy brief The Future of Delaware School Libraries by the Institute for Public Administration was prepared for the Partnership for Public Education and summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the Delaware School Libraries Master Plan.
Find resources curated by the PPE team to support research-practice partnerships from obtaining funding to efficacy evaluation.
- Family Engagement Resource
November 20, 2017Six types of involvement in School, Family, Community Partnerships are described: Parenting, Communicating, Volunteering, Learning at Home, Decision Making, Collaborating with the Community.
- Effectiveness in cross-sectoral interorganizational relationships
November 20, 2017“The purpose of this paper is to empirically compare the effectiveness criteria used by a nonprofit Canadian sport organization and its partners embedded in multiple cross-sectoral relationships. To that end, three levels of effectiveness criteria were investigated: the community, network, and organization levels.”