A Call to the Village is a roadmap for developing collaborative strategies that integrate the knowledge, ideas, expertise, resources, networks, and systems of the nonprofit, private, public, and religious sectors in the transformation of elementary and secondary schools. By taking what works from the organizational and strategic coherence of the private sector, the spiritual and moral stewardship of the religious sector, the local and social service focuses of the nonprofit sector, and the public sector's mandate to provide equitable public goods, Wana L. Duhart offers a comprehensive and practical guide for retooling America's public schools.
Wana L. Duhart has more than two decades of practical experience which span the nonprofit, private, public, and religious sectors and includes serving as a finance and accounting professional in independent schools, a multinational financial institution, a Big 4 accounting firm, private corporations, a public university, and a local church. She is the founder and CEO of Trahud Enterprises, an education consulting firm, (www.trahud.com).
Chapter 1 Introduction to Cross-sectoral Collaboration Chapter 2 The Paradigm Shift in Elementary and Secondary Education Chapter 3 Strategic Alternatives: Market- Versus Systemic-Based Reform Chapter 4 Benefits of Cross-Sectoral Collaboration Chapter 5 Implementation Challenges and Realities Chapter 6 Beyond the Walls of the "Church" Chapter 7 The Prominence of the Nonprofit Community Chapter 8 Maximizing Stakeholder Value in Education Chapter 9 The Quandary of the Public Sector