Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
9:30am - 3:00pm

Brooklyn Center Community Schools
6500 Humboldt Ave. N.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

A presentation and dialogue with Marty Blank, National Director of the Coalition for Community Schools. Topic discussions to serve as a springboard for developing a statewide Community Schools network, which will provide resources and technical assistance for those, interested in implementing this model. The benefits of this model are vast and have proven to help in eliminating barriers that our students, families, and community face.

Suggested Attendees:
School superintendents, principals, teachers. School Board members. Local and state policy makers. Community-based youth, family, and neighborhood organizations. Philanthropic leaders. Parent/family leadership. Early childhood organizations.

Discussion Panels:
Following the main presentations, you will be invited to join a panal discussion.
The three panels offered are:
1. Clinic Panel - Mental Health partners - through private agencies
2. Family Resource Rooms - Connecting the family and community to resources
3. Out-of-School Time - Providing quality programming and its benefits - the prospective of the partner provider

For more information on the event, contact:
Patrice Howard, Brooklyn Center Community Schools (

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