Lenawee Cradle to Career

Contact: Nate Hamblin, C2C Director
(517) 265-1636 | nate.hamblin@lisd.us

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Lenawee Cradle to Career Mission and Vision Statement

Community Report Card

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Lenawee Cradle to Career Primary GoalsLenawee Cradle to Career Teams and Network List
Lenawee Cradle to Career Accountability Structure
Lenawee Cradle to Career Partner List


Brochure – Lenawee Cradle to Career: Pathways to Success

Collective Impact Core Newsletters:

January 2015
February 2015
April 2015
September 2015
February 2016
April 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
June 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
August 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
October 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
November 2016(PDF)
Lenawee Working Together



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Pre-K Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy (Early Literacy Task Force 03/21/2016) (PDF)(RTF)
K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy (Early Literacy Task Force 03/21/2016) (PDF)(RTF)
4-5 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy (Early Literacy Task Force 06/20/2017) (PDF)(RTF)


Kids Count in Michigan Data Book 2016
Class of 2015 Four Year Cohort Graduation Rate


Master Teacher Blog

Featured Article: The Thrill of Collective Impact, (Stan Masters, 02.22.16)

Breakthroughs in Shared Measurement and Social Impact (Mark Kramer, Marcie Parkhurst, & Lalitha Vaidyanathan)
Collective Impact Information
Tackling Complex Social Problems through Collective Impact (Collective Impact Forum)
How Change Happens: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Lenawee Cradle to Career Continuous Improvement Model (Paul Schmitz)
Facilitators of School Improvement (Macomb ISD)
Building an Accountability Structure Toolkit: An online toolkit to help create an accountability structure that fits your needs and context
List of community reports that have been compiled from around the country to help provide context to those interested
Report Finds 81% of Low-Income Students in Michigan Lag in Reading (Detroit Free Press, January 28, 2014)
New KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot on Early Reading Proficiency (Annie E. Casey Foundation, January 2014)
What is Collective Impact?
Predictors of Post-secondary Success (American Institutes for Research, College & Career Readiness & Success Center, Nov 2013)
Low College Readiness Cause for Grave Concern (Lansing State Journal, July 7, 2014)
Jackson County Educators Targeting Reading Gaps Like Those Highlighted in Kids Count Report – (mlive.com, January 30, 2014)
Study: High School Grades Best Predictor of College Success – Not SAT/ACT Scores (WashintonPost.com, February 21, 2014)
House Panel Votes to Switch to Year-Round School (Michigan Radio, February 26, 2014)
Article: Continuous Improvement in Education (Carnegie Foundation)
Collective Impact (Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2011)
Video: The Key to Educational Improvement: Data and How We Use It (TEDxCincy – Jeff Edmondson)
5 Case Studies: Partnerships using continuous improvement as a driver for their collaborative action
Waiting until Pre-K is Too Little, Too Late (Education Week, July 1, 2014)
Insight from recent White House, U.S. Department of Education Form (Mary Kenkel, August 8, 2014)
The Role of Investors – Lessons Learned on Critical Roots That Drive Quality Collective Impact (StriveTogether)
Defining Quality Collective Impact (Jeff Edmondson and Ben Hecht, Fall 2014)
Forecasting the Future of K-12 Teaching: Four Scenarios for a Decade of Disruption (Katherine Prince, September 2014)
Data Drives School-Community Collaboration: Seven Principles for Effective Data Sharing (StriveTogether and Data Quality Campaign)

Are Year-Round Schools in Michigan’s Future?
(inspirED, Chloe Seymour | November 14, 2014)
Hispanic Heritage Month Video
The Ever Increasing Burden on America’s Publice Schools (Jamie Robert Vollmer)
Why is Lenawee Cradle to Career using Collective Impact?
How and How Not to Prepare Students for New Tests (Timothy Shanahan)
What’s Your Endgame? (Alice Gugelev & Andrew Stern)
Lenawee Cradle to Career Partnership (Tecumseh Herald 03/05/15)
StriveTogether Welcomes Eight New Network Members (03/23/15)
The Dawn of System Leadership (Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, & John Kania)
Excerpt from The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth (Orlando Patterson on WBUR’s Here & Now)
CLASP Early Childhood Education Update (July 2015)
Middle Grade Indicators of Readiness in Chicago Public Schools (Elaine M. Allensworth, Julia A. Gwynne, Paul Moore, & Marisa de la Torre)
Transforming the Core of Learning (Katherine Prince 08/24/15)
7 Future Roles for Educators (Joshua Bolkan 08/26/15)
The Equity Imperative of Collective Impact (John Kania & Mark Kramer 10/06/15)
Bringing Soul to the Work of Collective Impact (Michael McAfee)
Taking time to celebrate before rolling up our collective sleeves to get to work (Matt Williams)
The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code (KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0)
The Michigan Great Start Trauma Informed System Website
Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know (David T. Conley, Jossey-Bass, 2014)
Study: Michigan School Funding Getting ‘More Unequal’ (Jonathan Oosting, Detroit News, June 28, 2016)
ESSA Notes (MDE, January 4, 2017)
Corey’s Story (All Hands Raised, February 23, 2017)