Announcement – Superintendent Huppenthal has named November 2013 as Family Engagement Month. Click here to read his proclamation!
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Family Engagement Initiative is a cross-division effort to build and strengthen partnerships between families, schools, and communities. Driven by a vision that “All families are engaged in their child’s education to enhance student achievement,” ADE is committed to delivering resources and proven practices that can aid this important cause.
Parent Involvement at School
- What are my Rights as a Parent?
- How Can No Child Left Behind Help Me?
- Parent and Family Engagement (U.S. Department of Education)
- Ways to Engage in Your Child’s School to Support Student Health and Learning
- Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework: Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness from Prenatal to Age 8
- The Impact of Family Involvement on the Education of Children Ages 3 to 8
Tools for Schools (More Resources Under Construction)
- Talking to Parents About College and Career Ready Standards
- PTA National Standards for Family-School Partnerships: An Implementation Guide
- Beyond Random Acts: Family, School, and Community Engagement as an Integral Part of Education Reform
- Family Engagement in Education: Seven Principles for Success
- Promoting Parent Engagement: Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement (Information for School Districts and School Administrators)
- Promoting Parent Engagement: Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement (Information for Teachers and Other School Staff)
- A Toolkit for Title I Parent Involvement
- A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement
- Arizona Parent Involvement Requirements (ARS 15-102)
- 21st Century Community Learning Centers Family Engagement Resources
- WestEd Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT)
- National Network of Partnership Schools – Johns Hopkins University
- Harvard Family Research Project
- In Scottsdale grade school, it’s parents in class for language lessons (Cronkite News, April 16, 2013)