Appendix 5-3

Sample Statement of Agreements

 Statement of Agreement for (school year) 

 

            This Statement of Agreement is drawn between (school or district or Regional School Support Center and (college/university) as a step in establishing a collaborative relationship between the two. This particular Statement of Agreement is set for the ____-____ school year. The longer-term goal of this relationship is the development of a partnership that supports teacher education and professional development.

            This relationship is part of a larger effort in which the Regional School Support Center (RSSC) facilitates the development of faculty and programs in high need schools and districts, by working with those schools and districts to focus planning and use resources such that student achievement is promoted. This college/university is one resource that can participate in this effort, and in agreeing to this Statement, it evidences its commitment to doing so.

 The purpose of this Statement of Agreement is to describe the relationship and set expectations such that all involved can appreciate and benefit from the relationship.

 In this relationship,(name) will serve as the primary contact from (the school or district or RSSC)  ; (name) will serve as the primary contact from the college/university.

(The college/university) will do the following: 

 In this section, 3-5 actions should be described. The following are merely suggestive:

 

 The one action which is required in this section is: 

This engagement can be through observation placements, practica, student teaching, or other regular arrangements. The key is that the engagement be systematic (rather than casual or episodic). The purposes of this engagement are several, including:

 

(The school or district or RSSC) will do the following: 

 

 In this section, 3-5 actions should be described. The following are merely suggestive:

And, parallel to the item included in the box above:

 

            In support of this relationship, (the district or RSSC) will pay the sum of $_______ to (the college/university). (A minimum of 10% of the grant to the school/district/RSSC must be used for these purposes.) These funds will be used by the institution to support the faculty engaged in this relationship and toward building this partnership. The funds will be used as follows:

 

In this section, the use of the funds should be specified. The funds can be used in a variety of ways, as determined by the faculty members and their departments, and within the parameters of the state grant to the school/district/RSSC. The following examples are illustrative. The funds could be used:

However, no more than 8% of the funds may be used by the institution for indirect costs.


            The attached Statement of Assurances is part of this Statement of Agreement and sets particular parameters that govern the relationship.

Having participated in the development of this document, directly or indirectly, and having read through the components above, I offer my signature indicating my support of this Statement of Agreement.

 

For      (the college/university)           :                                                                                  

                                                                        Name typed
                                                                        Date                                                    

 

For      (the school/district/RSSC)      :                                                                                  

                                               Name typed

                                                                       Date                                                    

 

A copy of this Statement of Agreement           Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling

should be sent to:                                            New York Higher Education Support Center

   for SystemsChange

150 Huntington Hall

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 13244-2340

 


Sample

 

Memorandum of Agreement 2001-2002

            This Statement of Agreement is drawn between LaSalle Middle School (LMS) of the Niagara Falls City School District and The Western New York Holmes Partnership (WNYHP) as a step in establishing a collaborative relationship between the two. This particular Memorandum of Agreement is set for the 2001-2002 school year. The longer-term goal of this relationship is the development of a partnership that supports student learning, teacher education, and professional development. The priority outcomes for the partnership include:

            The purpose of this Statement of Agreement is to describe the relationship and set expectations such that all involved can appreciate and benefit from the relationship.

The Western New York Regional Support Center

Niagara University

Buffalo State College

University of Buffalo
 

Each WNYHP member will contribute as follows:

In return LaSalle Middle will contribute as follows:
        Finally, the partners agree to designate individuals to participate in dissemination activities related to the outcomes of the partnership as needed.

            Having obtained consent from the appropriate governing body, I offer my signature indicating support of this Memorandum of Agreement.

 

For The Western New York Holmes Partnership:                                                                             

 

                                                                        Beverly Bartell

                                                                                    Date                                                    

 

For      LaSalle Middle School           :                                                                                              

 

                                                Marie Catherine

                                                                                    Date