K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

Posted by PHENND on October 5, 2015

K-16 Partnership Network Fall Speaker: Collective Impact in Education

Tuesday, October 27, 9:30-11:30 AM

Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 1075

PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network is excited to announce that its Fall Speaker Event will feature Jason Alexander of Capacity for Change.  Jason will speak about “collective impact,” broadly defined and focus specifically on how the strategy can be used (and is used currently) in education.

RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uHXdHRQulomjc2APWtGPOb0-fP7mHLJXLK4mm9zqKJI/viewform

IMG_2182Jason D. Alexander, M.P.P. is a Principal and Co-Founder of Capacity for Change, LLC. Since 2001, Jason has helped nonprofit, philanthropic, government, community-based and other social value organizations to design and implement mission-driven, innovative and sustainable strategic plans, partnerships and business models. Jason has also taught and guest lectured for Leadership Philadelphia and the University of Delaware Nonprofit Management Certification Course, among others. Previously, Jason facilitated the creation of strategic technology alliances in underserved communities as a project manager for the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a division of the Massachusetts Department of Economic Development. Jason earned his Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Delaware with a specialization in nonprofit management and community development. Jason’s publications have appeared in the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, The Journal of Public Administration and Management and Community Politics and Policy.

You can read more about collective impact here: http://ssir.org/articles/entry/collective_impact

Alexandria Robinson-Rogers, GEAR UP Director at the School District of Philadelphia, will also speak about the District’s current efforts on the first Anchor Goal in Action Plan 3.0: “100% of students will graduate, ready for college and career.”

You can read more about Action Plan 3.0 and the Anchor Goals here: http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/uploads/bi/6T/bi6T3DCFvqvaCSoHeGZoZg/Action-Plan-3.0-FINAL-3-4-15.pdf


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