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Happy New Year fellow Coordinators! We hope things are off to a great start as we enter the homestretch of the academic school year. We would like to thank everyone who participated on our previous Twitter chats, and we're very excited for what's to come in our next Twitter Chat on partnerships on January 24. As a reminder, registration is open for the Partnering for Equity & Opportunity Community Schools National Forum , May 2nd-4th in Baltimore, MD. We look forward to seeing you there.
- Damion Morgan, Co-Chair for the Coordinators Network


Do you have a desire to guide our Community Schools Coordinators Network?  Do you know someone who has great ideas to move the network forward?  Are you looking for a national leadership opportunity? 

The Network has created a new open nomination and election process to find a new co-chair after Damion Morgan completes his two two-year terms. Nominations and elections will take place over next two months. View our working Network Roles and Responsibilities document for more information about the Co-Chair position.

The nomination period closes on January 31--don't wait!


Erin Bushong is in her first year as coordinator at a new community school in Tulsa, OK. Hear how Erin has jumped right into the community school strategy to support her students and families  in this month's Coordinator's Spotlight. 


Take $50 off your registration before early bird savings ends next month. 

**Pro Tip: We have travel discounts to Baltimore with airlines, car rentals, and Amtrak.  Find savings here!

#CSchats on School-Community Partnerships

Join the Network for our first Twitter Chat of the year on creating, aligning and sustaining partnerships. Lend your best practices and expertise in this #CSchats on January 24, 7:30 pm EST.

Nominate one of your peers for the Community Schools Leadership Awards. Nominations close Jan. 26.

Check out Education Week's list of "game-changing ideas in education" to see what innovative practices others are doing in their schools.

Register for Attendance Works' webinar series on student attendance this January and February. 

Take Race Matters Institute's self-assessment to see how your school/organization is doing to advance racial equity.

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Your Co-Chairs,
Liz Thacker  
Site Resource Coordinator
Northwest Middle Community School
Knoxville, TN

Damion Morgan
Community Schools Director
Compass Youth Collaborative
Hartford, CT

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