BSK Human Centered Approach to Partnership Reflection

Whether your program is new to engaging in partnership or have been working together for a long time, this reflection tool is designed to provide an opportunity to establish, renew, or develop shared practices that center relationships.

BSK Logic Model Exercise

A logic model is a design exercise that links program activities to youth outcomes. This presentation lays out a series of steps showing how program inputs, activities, and outputs lead to outcomes in a logic model. This tool has been adapted to support Best Starts for Kids Expanded Learning applicants or grantees in designing and/or describing their program and/or partnership. Logic model templates and an example are listed below.

BSK Partnership Type Identification Checklist for Collaboratives

This checklist will help organizations who are part of a multi-organization collaborative decide what type of partnership they desire and what they have capacity for. Based on selected indicators, you can identify which category best describes your partnership. To determine which category is the best fit, choose the column where you have checked the most boxes. This allows you to prepare for and to begin a conversation with your partners about what type of partnership you currently have, what you’re aiming for, and what actions would move your partnership to another type.

BSK Program Design & Scheduling Tool

This Sample Summer Schedule and Summer Weekly Schedule Template are designed to support potential or current grantees in designing a weekly schedule for summer programs that aligns with dosage requirements for the King County Best Starts for Kids Expanded Learning Initiative’s BIPOC-Led or Place-Based Collaborative Cohorts.