MBN 2024 Course Notebook

Presentations, resources and assignments are posted below. Final presentations may not be availble until just before Alpha group. Check back for updates. 

Materials from past sessions, including recordings, are available in the Course Materials Archive at the bottom of this page.

 

Coming Up

Session 7: Find the Common Threads - Mar 6 & 7

Pre-webinar assignment: Read Engaging with Tribes and Pueblos (PDF), shared by Everett Herrera of Cochiti Pueblo, MbN Class of 2021. Share your takeaways on the Self-Study Form.

Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Engaging with Native Nations and Indigenous Communities, with agency alumni guests

ALPHA: Alicia Bell-Sheeter, USDA FS, Assistant Director of Co-Stewardship and Programs, Office of Tribal Relations. 
MbN Class of 2014 

BETA: Elyssa Shalla, NPS, Supervisory Park Ranger, Grand Canyon National Park. MbN and C2P2 Class of 2023.

GAMMA: Chris Herman, USDA FS, Tribal Relations Specialist, Chippewa National Forest. MbN Class of 2023.

DELTA: Benton Keali'i Pang, USFWS, Conservation Partnerships Supervisor, Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office. C2P2 Class of 2022.

Instructors: Anne Desmarais and Leigh Goldberg, Academy; and agency guest speakers

On the Horizon

Session 08: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes - Mar 13 & 14

  • "Shoe Story" Icebreaker: Bring to class a pair of shoes that tell a story about you
  • Facilitation in Action
Instructors: Anne Desmarais and Leigh Goldberg, Academy
 

Case Study Program

Case studies are an important part of Managing by Network. These peer-to-peer presentations enrich class discussions and help connect concepts into application. 

Members of the 2024 class will share their partnership stories in Sessions 14, 16, and 18.

  • Sign-Up Form will be open Mar 4 - 18 (link coming soon)
  • Review the Case Study Checklist for more details
  • Browse the Case Study Catalog for inspiration
  • Reach out to Anne with any questions (anne@partnership-academy.net)

MBN 2024 Course Materials Archive

  • Session 06: Paddle Together Session 06: Paddle Together

    Presentations and Recordings: Alumni Case Studies ALPHA Case Study Recording: Marina Tomer, USGS, Acting Assistant Regional Administrator, Research Coordinator, South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, OK. Leveraging Partnerships to Close the Science-Usability...

  • Session 05: Look Beneath the Surface Session 05: Look Beneath the Surface

    Presentations Partner Culture Awareness Community Collaboration: Skill Check Session 5 Recording (Gamma) Recordings are provided for course participant use only. See your weekly email for the password. Additional Resources Video: Partner Culture Awareness with Liz Madison (9...

  • Session 04: Connect to Community Session 04: Connect to Community

    Presentations Sunshine Laws: FACA and PRA (PDF) Partnership Network Life Cycle (PDF) Session 4 Recording (Delta) Recordings are provided for course participant use only. See your weekly email for the password.   Additional Resources - Sunshine Laws Video: Federal...

  • Session 03: Heart, Head, and Hands Session 03: Heart, Head, and Hands

    Presentations Collaborative Leadership Community Collaboration Toolbox   Session 3 Recording - Gamma Recordings are provided for course participant use only. See your weekly email for the password.   Additional Resources Vi deo: Collaborative Leadership with...

  • Session 02: See the Possibilities Session 02: See the Possibilities

    Presentations: Agency Leadership Perspectives on Partnership and Community Collaboration Joe Smith and Maya Bhadury: USDA FS National Partnership Office Overview (PDF) Matt Magaletti: BLM Partnership and Collaboration Persepectives (PDF) Cynthia...

  • Session 01: Charting Our Course Session 01: Charting Our Course

    Presentations: Getting to Know You Partnering & Managing by Network Course Overview    Session 1 Recording: Gamma  Recordings are provided for course participant use only. See your weekly email for the password.   Additional Resources: Videos/Podcasts: Social...

  • Session 00: Orientation and Tech Test Session 00: Orientation and Tech Test

    Presentations:  Classroom Set Up, Webinars and Self-Study, Class Communications Session recording (Beta).  Recordings are provided for course participant use only. See your weekly email for the password. Additional Resources: Self-Study Guide (PDF)   Before you come to...

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