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Description of assignment: The ability to identify community needs, seek and mobilize resources to meet those needs, and form community-based collaborative partnerships to improve student outcomes is one of the major functions for contemporary educational leaders. Schools are complex organizations which are essential components of a greater external community. It is incumbent upon leaders, therefore, to be able to interact with and respond to the community so that students benefit in meaningful ways. For this assignment, you will engage in a community-based experienced related to public education. Such an experience may include a school board meeting featuring parents, community members or a community-based interest group; a community-based forum or symposium, a conference sponsored by a community-based organization, a parent-teacher organizational meeting, or another experience which highlights the relationship between schools and the external community. This is the event That I went to today. You can find the whole meeting in this link and attached you can find the agenda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgdCSez295A You will submit a 2-3 pages evaluative reflection on your field experience. Your reflection will cover the following three sections: (attached you can find the rubric) Evidence of collaboration between schools and families/community members; The specific ways that educational leaders/school personnel responded to community interests and needs; and The specific ways that educational leaders/school personnel demonstrated their ability to mobilize community resources for the benefit of the students being served. Below are some questions regarding your field experience. While you do not have to answer each question directly, allow the questions to serve as a guide to help you generate thought. If you were leading this event, how would you better facilitate collaboration among the various stakeholders? In what ways did stakeholders mobilize resources—including human, fiscal, and material—to affect student learning? What would you have done differently? Was there evidence that stakeholders were utilizing resources to address identified problems among the target student population? How could this be better accomplished? In what ways can educational leaders use research or public information in the collaborative process? Was there evidence of this? What specific strategies can leaders employ to gain greater involvement among community members and community-based organizations? Written paper requirements: The paper must adhere to APA standards, including the reference section, if included. You may use the aforementioned points as an outline for your paper. This is the ELCC standard for this assignment: ELCC Standards Addressed for School-Based Leadership: 4.1 Collaborate with Families and Other Community Members a. Candidates demonstrate an ability to bring together the resources of family members and the community to positively affect student learning. c. Candidates demonstrate the ability to use public information and research-based knowledge of issues and trends to collaborate with families and community members. d. Candidates apply an understanding of community relations models, marketing strategies and processes, data-based decision-making, and communications theory to create frameworks for school, family, business, community, government, and higher education partnerships. e. Candidates develop various methods of outreach aimed at business, religious, political, and service organizations.4.2 Respond to Community Interests and Needs a. Candidates demonstrate active involvement within the community, including interactions with individuals and groups with conflicting perspectives. 4.3 Mobilize Community Resources a. Candidates demonstrate an understanding of and ability to use community resources, including youth services, to support student achievement, solve school problems, and achieve school goals. c. Candidates demonstrate an understanding of ways to use public resources and funds appropriately and effectively to encourage communities to provide new resources to address emerging student problems.