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Center for Partnerships to Improve Education (CPIE)

Note from the Director 

Dear Partner,

Thank you for your interest in the Center for Partnerships to Improve Education (CPIE).  Even though we may have not met yet, I already know that we have a lot in common.  We share a concern for the lives of PreK-12 students and the communities in which they live. We understand that students’ lives are impacted both in school and out-of-school, and we recognize the need for strong collaborations to provide opportunities for their success.  These three commonalities serve as the thread that can unite us in partnership. I invite you to join CPIE as we embark on the following goals:

  • Involvement in activities that address out-of-school learning

  • Support for collaborations between college and community  

  • Engagement in local, state, and regional efforts 

According to the Ethiopian proverb, when spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.

So, from one web to another, let's work together!

In partnership,

Courtney A. Howard, Ph.D.

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