PolicyOptions.org
Network
Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus
Fall 2015 Directors Meeting
Discussion Topics
• What’s working best?
• What are our challenges with students,
faculty & community partners?
• What are...
Collaboration: Research
How can we support collaboration on…?
• Issue Briefs using the wiki
• News Digests & Directory at
...
Collaboration: Training
How can we improve training resources on how to…?
✓ Research, write, and present a PolicyOptions I...
Collaboration: Networking
How can we connect participating….?
✓ Students working on bureaus and/or issue
briefs
✓ Staff su...
Collaboration: Challenges
We need to….
✓ Identifying collaboratives and other groups with
policy-related questions
✓ Recru...
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PolicyOptions.org Network- Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus

Presentation during the 2015 Fall Bonner Directors' Meeting by Robert Hackett.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Education      
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Transcripts - PolicyOptions.org Network- Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus

  • 1. PolicyOptions.org Network Planning Next Steps with Local Bureaus Fall 2015 Directors Meeting
  • 2. Discussion Topics • What’s working best? • What are our challenges with students, faculty & community partners? • What are collaboration opportunities across network?
  • 3. Collaboration: Research How can we support collaboration on…? • Issue Briefs using the wiki • News Digests & Directory at ✓ national level ✓ state level where multiple bureaus are operating (e.g., NJ with Camden, Trenton, New Brunswick, and Newark)
  • 4. Collaboration: Training How can we improve training resources on how to…? ✓ Research, write, and present a PolicyOptions Issue Briefs, with a focus on model program profiles ✓ Identify sources and select relevant policy news ✓ Incorporate PolicyOptions Issue Briefs into courses where policy research methodology is taught ✓ Work with community partners to develop issue brief research opportunities
  • 5. Collaboration: Networking How can we connect participating….? ✓ Students working on bureaus and/or issue briefs ✓ Staff supporting local bureaus and faculty ✓ Faculty teaching courses or advising students
  • 6. Collaboration: Challenges We need to…. ✓ Identifying collaboratives and other groups with policy-related questions ✓ Recruit “issue experts” to review PolicyOptions Issue Briefs ✓ Revisit the design of PolicyOptions.org ✓ Decide if/how we can generate sufficient interest in news site