Community Relations

Practices by which school and district leaders communicate with, engage, support, and partner with the communities they serve.

See also: communications, family and community engagement

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Create an SEL Communication Strategy

From the CASEL Guide to Schoolwide SEL, school-based or district SEL teams can use this tool to plan communications so that all stakeholders are kept abreast of the work and how they can be involved.

TAGS communications community relations

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Our Children Are Leaders

To provide interactive resources, CASEL and The Allstate Foundation launched this site to support parents and caregivers of PreK-12 students, to encourage the development of social and emotional competencies for leaders of today and tomorrow.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS parenting family partnerships reading lists - parents parent leadership building buy-in for SEL family and community engagement

How to talk about SEL with Community Influencers

A report in powerpoint format, provides a summary of the survey findings from NASBE’s SEL Network of five states on effective messaging with community influencers on social, emotional, and academic development.

SOURCE: National Association of State Boards of Education

TAGS communications community relations building buy-in for SEL

Washoe County School District Communications Plan, 2013

Communications plan covering four months in the early stages of Washoe County School District's SEL implementation rollout; includes plans to communicate via web, in-person presentation, and print resources with WCSD staff, students, families, and the Board of Trustees.

SOURCE: Washoe County School District

TAGS school board communications community relations

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Developing Effective Social and Emotional Learning Communication Strategies for your District

This guide from Collaborative Communications will help an SEL team plan a multi-media, 4 step communications outreach plan.

SOURCE: Collaborative Communications

TAGS toolkit media relations communications community relations planning family and community engagement

School Climate Survey for Families

Sacramento City Unified School District used this 2 page survey to gather family members' perspectives about school culture, equity, and the quality of interactions with school staff. It has been translated into 5 other languages at www.scusd.edu/post/2019-school-climate-survey-families.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS family partnerships community relations culture and climate family and community engagement

IDRA’s Family and Community Engagement Survey

This survey can be used to assess a school's effectiveness in partnering with families and communities around student achievement, access & equity, organizational support, and quality of interactions. Also available in Spanish.

SOURCE: University/Nonprofit Research Institution

TAGS assessment community relations family and community engagement

Austin ISD SEL Twitter

Austin's SEL team uses Twitter to share news, announcements, and build awareness of SEL, as well as retweet posts from schools around the district doing great SEL work.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS media relations model SEL schools communications community relations family and community engagement

Austin ISD SEL Facebook

Austin's SEL team uses a Facebook page to share timely articles, new research, local news, shout-outs, and videos.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS reading lists - parents media relations reading lists - staff model SEL schools communications community relations family and community engagement

Austin ISD SEL Pinterest

Austin's Pinterest boards include favorite SEL themed books and videos, ideas for SEL integration, community-building practices, and more.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS reading lists - parents media relations reading lists - staff model SEL schools communications community relations family and community engagement

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