Family and Community Engagement

“Family and community engagement comprises parents (broadly defined to refer to a child’s or youth’s primary caregiver) and youth-service providers, school staff, and community members working together to actively support and improve the academic achievement, social and behavioral development, and health of children, adolescents, and young adults.” (youth.gov)

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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

Annual Report on Student, Parent and Teacher Climate Surveys

High level report on parent, student, and staff climate surveys with highlighted focus areas, followed by district-level report for each item category, followed by campus level results from Washoe County.

SOURCE: Washoe County School District

TAGS data dashboards conducting local SEL research continuous improvement culture and climate family and community engagement youth voice

Washoe County School District SEL Data Information Site

Washoe's data webpage shares their SEL standards, their formal and informal approaches to measuring SEL growth, and rich, easy to read displays of data.

SOURCE: Washoe County School District

TAGS student assessment SEL standards define SEL metrics SEL overview communications data dashboards conducting local SEL research building buy-in for SEL family and community engagement

CORE Districts Tool: Social-Emotional Competencies Selection Process

A 6 step prioritization exercise used by CORE districts to vote on competencies to include and exclude in their assessment.

SOURCE: California CORE Districts

TAGS student assessment SEL competence define SEL metrics assessment family and community engagement youth voice

Raising Caring, Confident, Capable Children (brochure)

Brochure for parents and caregivers providing an overview of SEL, 10 practices to use at home to foster SEL, and ideas for engaging with the school's SEL initiatives.

SOURCE: Illinois DOE

TAGS parent leadership SEL overview family and community engagement

Partnerships by Design: Cultivating Effective and Meaningful School-Family-Community Partnerships

This tool from Northwest REL includes forms, worksheets, and activities to assess the current state of family and community collaboration, create a vision for partnership, and set up an action plan.

SOURCE: Northwest REL

TAGS family partnerships community partnerships anti-bias toolkit parent leadership culturally responsive family and community engagement

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

SEL Partnership between Denver Public Schools and the Denver After-school Alliance

2 page flyer summarizing the plan for infusing evidence-based SEL throughout all grade levels in schools, afterschool, and in summer programs throughout Denver.

SOURCE: Denver Public Schools

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

Bilingual Parent/Community Introduction to SEL

An activity-rich, fully bilingual 45 minute presentation to introduce the larger school community to SEL. Includes slides, a detailed facilitator guide, and a planning template for adapting the presentation.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS social awareness self awareness self management relationship skills responsible decision making SEL competence SEL overview out of school family and community engagement

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