University-Urban School Collaboration in School Counseling.
Models of effective collaboration are needed to best serve the needs of students in 21st-century schools. The Career and Education Connection program, an elementary career intervention developed for an economically challenged urban school district, is described. The article discusses theoretical frameworks and lessons learned through professional and personal experiences with (a) initiating a collaborative research-practice initiative; (b) making connections and enhancing collaborative relationships among university faculty, graduate students, and school professionals; and (c) facilitating graduate student professional development and training. **********