Alliance Partner School Program Benefits

The following programs are provided as a benefit to Alliance Partner Schools. 

For more information on becoming an Alliance Partner School, please contact us.

5th Grade PTO/PTA Partnership Program for Parents and Students

  • Evening program designed for parents and their children grades 5 (Districts may wish to expand to grades 6 – 12 if school auditorium can support large group. We do not recommend gymnasium programs.)
  • Evening event generally starting at 6:30 PM and concluding by 8:00 PM.
  • Alliance staff will meet with district staff and PTO/PTA leaders to plan if it is a new program for the district.
  • The school district superintendent will promote the program to parents and district staff using Alliance designed letters and online registration process provided by the Alliance.
  • The school district will follow the prescribed format including content and sequence.
  • The program includes viewing the “Listen I” video, student breakout sessions and panel discussion with parents.
  • District completes all required building permits, provides AV coordination and student breakout facilitators.
  • Programs are offered Monday through Thursday evenings only.

 

8th Grade Transition Program to Address Drugs and Bullying (Optional)

  • Spring Evening program designed for parents and their children grades 8 who are transitioning to the high school in the fall.
  • Evening event generally starting at 6:30 PM and concluding by 8:00 PM.
  • Alliance staff will meet with district staff to plan if it is a new program for the district.
  • The school district superintendent will promote the program to parents and district staff using Alliance designed letters and online registration process provided by the Alliance.
  • The school district will follow the prescribed format including content and sequence.
  • The program includes viewing the “Listen II” video (new video), young male recovering drug addicts and an expert panel.
  • District completes all required building permits and provides AV coordination.
  • Programs are offered Monday through Thursday evenings only.

Evening Town Hall Meeting

  • Program designed for school district faculty, parents and community agencies.
  • This Alliance hosted program will feature viewing the “Listen” video followed by a panel discussion. Other Alliance prevention videos may also be considered.
  • The audience will have an opportunity to hear from community experts and young adults in recovery.
  • The school district will help coordinate and promote the program.

District In-Service Program (90 minutes): "Working with Children in Today's World"

  • Secondary (6 – 12) Teacher Faculty In-Service
  • Primary (K-6) Teacher Faculty In-Service
  • Other Faculty In-Service, e.g., K-8

Regional Administrator/Support Staff Workshop

  • School districts send representatives from their administrative staff and support services leadership staff to a luncheon and training program to review current child safety trends, Alliance programs and the features/resources on the Alliance web site, e.g., streaming video programs.

Middle School Open House Program

  • Parents are invited to an Alliance program on the same night as the scheduled Open House program.  This program will start 1 hour before the school open house agenda and cover drugs and bullying/cyberbullying.

Internet Based Prevention Video Program

  • The district’s webmaster and newsletter staff post/send a notice to parents regarding the “streamed” prevention videos on the Alliance website. The notice has a link to the Alliance Video page.  This is an easy to implement program!
  • District will complete a very short on-line survey detailing an estimated number of parents who will receive notice of the video program.

7th Grade Poster Contest (Art and Essay)

  • Participating schools must require their entire 7th grade class to participate and send contest promotional materials, guidelines and “talking points” to all 7th grade parents.
  • The contest will start in February 2015
  • A team of school faculty will judge the entries and submit their top 5 entries to the Alliance office no later than April 15. 2015.
  • Poster finalists and parents along with school sponsors and superintendents will be invited to the Alliance’s annual award luncheon scheduled for June, 2015.

Student Alliance Program

  • This is a student driven leadership program that enables students to identify and address specific concerns within their own school community. A dedicated sponsor is necessary for the success of this program.
  • The school’s student team will select a theme for their message, and with the assistance of The Alliance, be provided with T Shirts (the students to design) as well as assistance for the creation of school posters and/or other promoting materials.
  • The Alliance Board of Directors will select the theme for the 7th grade poster contest (February 2015) from the Student Alliance themes.
  • Student Alliance teams will be invited to an annual student forum to share their year’s projects with other Alliance teams.
  • The Alliance Executive Director will meet with each team and their sponsor on a bi-monthly basis.