Family engagement assists students in achieving academically. By understanding family’s needs we can assist them through facilitating opportunities to support family connections to learning.
Family Engagement Opportunities - This toolkit contains multiple resources for starting the school year on a postitive note with families. Many templates included. Additional resources are also available at hte Flamboyan Foundation website. Beginning of the Year Toolkit, Family Engagement - Flamboyan Foundation Family Engagement Activities (PDF) Download the PDF of this book for free. The latest book includes 70 practices from sites all across the United States that have successful practices. Promising Partnership Practices- - Complete guidance for running Family Engagement events in Literacy, Math, Science, Arts, Technology, and Homework). SEDL (National Center for Quality Afterschool) Family Events Toolkit This site provides multiple resources for family engagement and connections that includes the following: You for Youth (Y4Y)-
1) “Trainings to Go” which are hour-long training plans that include a PowerPoint, handouts, and training guides.
2) “Training Starters” help you plan trainings on key topics and 3 “Tools” that are ready-to-use and customize.
3) Family Engagement Resource Providers Webinars
https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/family-engagement-resource-providers-webinars: Using the Department of Education's Dual Capacity Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/using-the-dual-capacity-building-framework Engaging Families in Student Learning https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-families-in-student-learning Engaging Families of Children With Disabilities https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-families-of-children-with-disabilities High-Impact Strategies to Engage Families and Enhance Student Achievement https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/high-impact-strategies-to-engage-families Beyond Bedtime Stories: Engaging Families to Support Children's Literacy Development https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-families-in-early-literacy Strengthening Father Engagement https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-fathers-in-student-learning Tweets, Texts and Blogs Oh My! The Many Ways 21st CCLC Programs Can Use Social Media to Connect with Families https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/tweets-texts-and-blogs-oh-my Engaging With Families to Support College and Career Readiness https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-with-families-to-support-college-and-career-readiness Engaging With Families to Support STEM Student Success https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-with-families-to-support-stem-student-success Evaluating Family Engagement https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/evaluating-family-engagement Engaging With Families to Support Summer Learning https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/engaging-with-families-to-support-summer-learning Family Literacy & Resources Family Engagement, Language, and Literacy Webinar Series- presented by Head Start/ECLKC Improving Family Engagement, Flamboyan Foundation Partners in Education A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships Students do better in school and in life when their families are engaged. A strong body of evidence is clear that family engagement, from birth through adolescence, contributes to a range of positive student outcomes. Shared Responsibilities & Leadership Arizona Department of Education (ADE Parent Gateway Resources) Resources to assist parents with preparing their student(s) for success in school and life. Dr. Maria Paredes APTT (Academic Parent-Teacher Teams) APTT is a model of family engagement that is research-based and aligns grade-level learning concepts, student performance data, and family-teacher communication and collaboration. Resources to assist parents and educators in teaching youth how to thrive in the digital age with free, research-backed lessons and information. Common Sense Media - - Enjoy a wealth of strategies to help sites develop and evaluate strategies to promote the well-being of children, youth, families and their communities. Global Family Research Project Established at Johns Hopkins University under the leadership of Dr. Joyce Epstein. See templates and success stories using the NNPS Mode National Network of Partnership School - presented by SEDL and archived on YouTube. Transforming Schools Through Family, School, and Community Engagement- The Arizona Department of Education is not responsible for controlling or guaranteeing the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of information or a hyperlink or URL does not reflect the importance of the organization, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered.