Succession Planning for Literacy Community Planning (2009)

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The report sets out the process for ensuring the continuity of good literacy and basic skills service in a community as new members join a Literacy Community Planning (LCP) committee. This “succession planning” involves making sure that crucial history, information, initiatives and decisions are documented.

The author provides a detailed description of the role of the LCP facilitator, including the traits the facilitator should bring to job and the tasks that will be expected. The author also discusses the use of technology for planning communication and provides templates for establishing a charter; setting up member profiles; maintaining contact information; and tracking the work of the committee. The author also provides guidelines for orienting new members and carrying out regular evaluations of the committee’s work.

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Robyn Cook-Ritchie. Succession Planning for Literacy Community Planning 2009. Web. 25 Feb. 2021 <>
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