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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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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Webinar: The Role of Family and Community Partnerships in School-based Social and Emotional Learning Programs

Includes findings from the Social and Emotional Learning Interventions Under the ESSA: Evidence Review, focusing specifically on what the review found related to family and community engagement, and a presentation from a district administrator. Hosted by REL Northeast & Islands

SOURCE: REL Northeast & Islands

TAGS family partnerships community partnerships SEL partnerships parent leadership evidence-based programs community relations out of school family and community engagement

Examples of Community Collaboration for SEL Implementation

Austin's 1 pager describing 3 SEL-focused partnerships with community organizations and programs.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

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

Serie de Discusión de SEL para Padres y Cuidadores

Spanish version of SEL Discussion Series for Parents and Caregivers

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS SEL partnerships toolkit spanish language resources parent leadership culturally responsive family and community engagement

Parenting Montana

Montana's site focused on parenting and SEL, with tools to address challenges parents mention most. Age-specific tools guide parents through a process of seeking their child's input, interactive modeling, practice, support, and reinforcement.

SOURCE: Montana's Department of Public Health and Human Services

TAGS reading lists - parents SEL partnerships toolkit parent leadership PK-12 family and community engagement

Responsabilidades de un Líder entre Escuela-Familia

Spanish version of Key Responsibilities of a School-Family Partnership Lead

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS family partnerships SEL partnerships toolkit spanish language resources parent leadership culturally responsive communications family and community engagement

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Strategies for Establishing School-Family Partnerships

This tool from CASEL's Guide to Schoolwide SEL outlines the components of a meaningful partnership that involves family members in their child's social and emotional development and in schoolwide decision making about SEL, and proposes strategies for bridging constraints and communication gaps.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS family partnerships SEL partnerships parent leadership family and community engagement

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Key Responsibilities of a School-Family Partnership Lead

This tool from CASEL's Guide to Schoolwide SEL defines the role of a parent leader who is a member of the school's SEL team and coordinator of school-family partnerships. Also available in Spanish.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS family partnerships SEL partnerships toolkit parent leadership culturally responsive communications family and community engagement

Helping Children and Youth Cope with Stressful Events

New York City's 2 page flyer for parents and caregivers with tips for supporting children and teens who have directly or indirectly experienced a stressful event or trauma.

SOURCE: New York City

TAGS mental health trauma reading lists - parents PK-12 family and community engagement

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