Collaboration Invitation for Businesses

This letter explains a school system's computational thinking project to local businesses and asks for specific support from those businesses.

The letter provides an example of how to explain the collaboration opportunities available to businesses in a community, including exactly how the business will collaborate with the school and the students. The letter can be easily adapted to fit the specific community and the specific needs of either a school or public library.

Audience: 
Middle school (6-8)
Learner Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Experienced
Facilitator Type: 
Library staff member
Community member
Facilitator Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Experienced
Type of Library: 
Public
School
Tribal
Special
Library Location Type: 
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Size: 
Very small (< 300 students, < 10k population)
Small (< 500 students, < 24k population)
Medium (< 750 students, < 99k population)
Large (< 1000 students, < 500k population)
Very large (1000+ students, 500k+ population)
Program Type & Frequency: 
In school time
Out of school time
Ongoing sessions
Requirements: 
Technology not required
No cost
Ready to Code Pathway Connection: 
Community engagement
Resource Type: 
Facilitator & mentor recruitment
Point of Contact: 
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