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ESSENTIAL TOOLS —

Community Resource Mapping


Prepared by:

Kelli Crane
Marianne Mooney
TransCen, Inc.

May 2005


Permission is granted to duplicate this publication in its entirety or portions thereof. Upon request, this publication will be made available in alternative formats.

This document was published May 2005 by the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET). NCSET is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (Cooperative Agreement #H326J000005). Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education Programs, and no official endorsement should be inferred. The University of Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition are equal opportunity employers and educators.


Acknowledgements:
The authors would like to thank Debra Hart of the University of Massachusetts-Boston, who served as a reviewer of this document, for her insights and feedback, and Meredith Gramlich of TransCen, Inc., for her contributions to the resource section and glossary.


 

Table of Contents

Setting the Stage
Federal Context for Aligning Resources
State-Level Context for Collaborating
Implications for Mapping Resources at the Community Level
How to Use This Issue of Essential Tools

Overview
What is Resource Mapping?
How Resource Mapping Can Help Transform Your Community
The Mapping Process

Step 1: Pre-Mapping
Establishing a Task Force to Guide the Process
Setting a Vision
Setting Goals
Communicating Continuously
Reflection Questions

Step 2: Mapping
Identifying Resources
Developing Mapping Tools and Strategies
Gathering Information
Determining the Meaning of the Information
Communicating and Using the Mapping Results
Reflection Questions

Step 3: Taking Action
Developing an Action Plan
Achieving Consensus
Implementing the Action Plan
Sharing the Action Plan
Reflection Questions

Step 4: Maintaining, Sustaining, and Evaluating Mapping Efforts
Evaluating Progress
Maintaining Momentum
Sustaining the Effort
Reflection Questions

Summary

References

Resources

Glossary



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Crane, K., & Mooney, M. (2005). Essential tools: Community resource mapping. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition.



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