Recipient of the 2014 Advocacy Award from the Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards!
Kent School Services Network brings health and human services into the school building to serve students and families. This idea is called a "community school."
Placing services at school removes many barriers that families have, and helps keep students in class. When students are in class, they can keep learning and achieving.
Did you know the statewide Pathways to Potential program was modeled after our work and the community school strategy? Read more in this article from mLive.
Check out this video about the community school model!
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Ruth Stegeman, Director for Community Engagement at Grand Valley State University