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LET US HELP YOU IMPLEMENT
G2O IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

This toolkit is designed to provide you with helpful guidance, ideas, and materials for understanding the approaches and best practices of the Gateway to Opportunity (G2O) program, and strategies for implementing components of this model in your community. This toolkit is intended to be flexible so local organizations and schools can adopt the best practices that best meet the needs of your community while maintaining fidelity to the G2O model.
if you agree with any of the statements below:
THIS TOOLKIT IS FOR YOU...
We want YOUTH
We want COMPANIES
We want COMMUNITIES
We want FUNDERS

Essential Elements

Organizations and businesses that are interested in work-based learning should integrate as many of these elements as possible into their program approach. Central to this model is an emphasis on continuous quality improvement (CQI), data informed decision-making, and shared learning between program partners.  The Essential Elements are grouped into the following categories:

Learning Rich

  • 21st century skill development

  • hands-on learning experience

  • reflection

Relationship Driven

  • youth driven

  • team approach

  • near-peer support

Collaborative Approach

  • layering of services

  • school partnership

  • business engagement

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Additional Toolkit Resources

21st Century Skills
APPENDIX  XIII
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For more information about the G2O Toolkit, contact:
Claire Schroeder
207.523.0224
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