2014 Roundtable

The Nelson Chair Roundtable on Networking Community Based Programs was held at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and Human Development on March 27 & 28, 2014. Participants included program administrators from 11 different youth programs in Boston, New York City, New Orleans, Miami, Bermuda and South Africa. Community leaders, educators and other resource people were in attendance.

The group, led by Dr. Anderson J. Franklin, Honorable David S. Nelson Professional Chair, discussed six primary topics in an informal roundtable setting, enabling all to have a voice:

  1. Meeting Community School Needs: Challenges and Strategies, Lessons from South Africa
  2. Program Development, Diversity, Scale and Implementation
  3. Staff Professional Development: Socio-Emotional Climate of Out of School Time
  4. Program Impact and Outcomes: Evaluation, Research and Accountability Models
  5. Program Sustainability: Funding Streams, Development Strategies and Maintaining Mission Integrity
  6. Effective Leadership, Strategic Planning and Board Development
Photo of AJ Franklin
Photo of Roundtable participants
Photo of Roundtable participants
Group Photo