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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SEL Department Home Page: Austin

Austin's community-facing SEL webpage invites viewers to take a tour of model campuses and learn more about implementation in the district.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS model SEL schools communications community relations

Chicago Public Schools Districtwide Vision – Safe and Supportive Schools

Chicago's vision and plan integrates SEL throughout its priorities, highlighted best in the section on Safety and Support.

SOURCE: Chicago Public Schools

TAGS communications community relations college and career readiness culture and climate building community integrate with district priorities

Self-Assessment Checklist – Cultural Competence

This checklist provides examples of the kinds of values and practices that foster an environment that is aware and respectful of cultural diversity, from Georgetown University's National Center for Cultural Competence.

SOURCE: National Association of School Psychologists

TAGS cultural competence anti-bias equity culturally responsive community relations building community

Minneapolis Public Schools SEL Homepage

Minneapolis' public-facing SEL homepage shares an overview, resources, videos, local news, and has subpages for different audiences.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

TAGS toolkit SEL overview communications community relations building buy-in for SEL family and community engagement

The Case for SEL sample presentation

CASEL's presentation introducing SEL and its evidence base can be adapted for a range of audiences, including district leaders and potential community partners or funders.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS fundraising research brief SEL overview communications community relations college and career readiness integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise

Convening a Cross-Functional Advisory Council for SEL: Resources, Best Practices, and Suggestions

Key considerations for districts as they build a council consisting of members from different organizations and departments to align social and emotional learning between in-school and out-of-school time settings.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS community partnerships community relations out of school

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Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships

A framework for creating the right conditions for engagement and designing scaffolded family engagement initiatives that build capacity for both educators and families to partner to support students. Includes 3 school and district case studies.

SOURCE: AIR

TAGS family partnerships community partnerships parent leadership research brief culturally responsive community relations family and community engagement

School-Family Partnership Strategies to Enhance Children’s Social, Emotional, and Academic Growth

This brief provides educators with strategies and examples to build and nurture successful school-family partnerships and create an engaging and supportive climate for learning in school and at home.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS family partnerships SEL partnerships parent leadership research brief culturally responsive community relations family and community engagement

Social-Emotional Learning in Expanded Learning Programs

Sacramento's 2 page flyer summarizing common goals between schools and expanded learning opportunities, and the importance of working together as partners.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS SEL partnerships SEL overview community relations out of school family and community engagement

Guiding Questions for Building Strong Partnerships between School Day and Out-of-School Time Educators

This tool from CASEL's Guide to Schoolwide SEL provides questions to help the SEL team think intentionally about how to fully partner with OST providers to promote SEL.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS community partnerships SEL partnerships community relations out of school SEL leadership family and community engagement

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