A school of education participated in crowdfunding events to empower the next generation of teachers and promote neighborhood partnerships.
School of education faculty, staff and pre-service teachers alongside neighborhood public elementary schools and local community agencies created and presented unique partnership models designed to increase community awareness and engagement in education. Crowdfunding projects were presented in two consecutive years at an annual city-wide innovative crowdfunding event. Discussion of projects development, specific activities and outcomes from this entrepreneurial event are shared.
Wilson, C.M., “Donnie” Horner, D.H., Ryan, T., Green, R. and Hanlon, A. (2017), "Creating New Pathways for Partnerships between Universities and Communities", University Partnerships for Pre-Service and Teacher Development (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning, Vol. 10), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 195-206. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120170000010013
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