It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships
Mar 14
Blog

Family Engagement Schools

It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships

Jenny Tuten from Hunter College School of Education describes what she has learned from teaching a new leadership course on family-school- and community relationships. 

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Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships
Mar 14
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Research

Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships

These abstracts showcase student work from a doctoral course at Hunter College School of Education-The City University of New York titled, "Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships."

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New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success
Feb 12
Blog

Schools Family Engagement Research

New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success

Developed from the report titled “Joining Together to Create a Bold Vision for Next-Generation Family Engagement,” GFRP and the National PTA have created a resource to support more equitable and effective approaches to family, school, and community partnerships.

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Why Family Engagement Matters for Student and School Success
Feb 12
Research Publication

Family Engagement Schools Research

Why Family Engagement Matters for Student and School Success

Our latest report highlights the five ways families, teachers, schools and communities can work together to support children’s learning and school success.

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Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course
Nov 20
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course

Case studies are a powerful way to prepare educators for family engagement. Learn how Darcy Hutchins at University of Denver uses them in her courses. 

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Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets
Oct 23
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Research

Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets

Learn how changing mindsets can help to ensure all families are meaningfully engaged in building equitable pathways for their children.

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From The 74: 5 Ways of Engaging Parents in Their Kids’ Education
Oct 23
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Research

From The 74: 5 Ways of Engaging Parents in Their Kids’ Education

Continuing the conversation, The 74 covers our new report by highlighting 5 ways of engaging parents in their kids' education.

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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Strategies for Principals, Teachers, and Parents
Oct 2
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Strategies for Principals, Teachers, and Parents

This guide from Global Family Research Project is designed to support educators and families in conducting productive, successful parent-teacher conferences.

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Powered By Families: Co-Creating Professional Learning Through Family Engagement Summits
Jun 25
Research Publication

Family Engagement Schools Research Capacity Building

Powered By Families: Co-Creating Professional Learning Through Family Engagement Summits

Teach to Lead’s innovative family engagement summit provides a new model for co-creating professional development with families.

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How to Use Interactive Family Cases
Mar 26
Case

Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

How to Use Interactive Family Cases

Global Family Research Project’s interactive family cases are a great professional learning tool to help you hone your family engagement practice.

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Members of the 2015-16 Cambridge Youth Council sitting at the mayor's desk.
Aug 1
Blog

Schools Afterschool

Youth Taking Leading Roles: Defining and Improving Family Engagement

In this post, Heather Weiss and Linda Jacobson capture the ways that schools and community organizations involve children and youth in improving family engagement.

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