A Guide for Developing Local Interagency Linkage Teams

The resources in this section contain both evidence-based research and practice-based materials that can help guide the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of ACP programs.

For the Common Good
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation
Jeffrey Gove, ABLE/JOBS Supervisor, Ohio Department of Education and facilitator of the Common Good State Linkage Team
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This guide provides a framework for individuals and organizations desiring to develop or strengthen local interagency linkage teams. Its development emerges from the experiences of the For the Common Good state linkage team in facilitating the formation of local interagency linkage teams throughout Ohio. These local teams focused on improving services to at-risk youth and adults through the development of collaborative interagency linkages. The guide proposes a series of steps, poses a number of questions, and provides planning forms and information about additional resources to assist interested persons in implementing the process of collaborative interagency linkage development.

Benefits and Uses

The guide assists adult education practitioners at all levels to build strategic partnerships to develop and implement effective career pathways systems.

Resource Notice

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.