Advisory Committee Toolkit

VII. Forms and Resources

I. Introduction

1.1 Suggestions for Local Advisory Committee

II. Benefits of Advisory Committees

2.1 Career Clusters Model
2.2 Cluster Sheets
2.3 How Can Your Advisory Committee Help the Program
2.4 Benefits to Your Program

III. Setup of Advisory Committees

3.1 Joint or Separate Advisory Committee
3.2 Cross Representation Structure
3.3 Advantages of Officers
3.4 Structure of the Advisory Committee
3.5 Roles and Responsibilities of Officers
3.6 Potential Chairperson Rating
3.7 Choosing Business Members
3.8 Nonvoting Members
3.9 Terms of Office
3.10 Sample: Letter Requesting Participation
3.11 Sample: Letter Confirming Membership
3.12 Sample: Letter of Releasing
3.13 List Items to Be Included in Orientation of New Members

IV. Maintenance of Advisory Committees

4.1 List How You Might Communicate with Members
4.2 List Ideas for Streamlining Meetings
4.3 Ground Rules for Meetings
4.3A Effective Meeting Checklist
4.4 Schedule of Meetings
4.5 Sample: Save the Date
4.6 Sample: Invitation to Meeting
4.7 Sample: Thank You Letter to Meeting Participant
4.8 Sample: Letter to Nonparticipant
4.9 Checklist for Advisory Committee Meeting
4.10 Agenda Items and Sample
4.11 Template for Minutes
4.12 Communication Strategies
4.12A Sample: Annual Report
4.12B Sample: Press Release
4.13 How Could Our Advisory Committee Use Technology

V. Growth of Advisory Committees

5.1 Program of Work Objectives
5.2 Subcommittee Objectives
5.3 Program of Work Assessment
5.4 Self-Evaluation
5.5 Sample: By-Laws
5.6 Formalizing Structure Notes
5.7 Lack of Participation Questions
5.8 Stagnant Advisory Committee Questions
5.9 Stagnant Advisory Committee Data and Issues
5.10 Member Appreciation Checklist

VI. CTE Advisory Committee Members Guide

6.1 First Things First List
6.2 Ways That I Might Help


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