Families and educators share responsibility to ensure children’s success in school.
With authentic partnerships, schools encourage and extend the many ways families support children’s learning in the home, school, and community.
Global Family Research Project
● Helps districts and schools to transform their systems and practices for continuous improvement in family engagement.
● Advocates for an intentional focus on family engagement and partnerships as part of teacher and administrator preparation programs.
● Identifies key strategic areas where family engagement can have the greatest impact on children’s development and education.
From Our Subscribers: Using a Family Engagement Tool
Educators, families, researchers and others are finding multiple uses for a new GFRP-PTA tool highlighting five powerful ways schools and families can work together to support students' success.continue reading
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.continue reading
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."continue reading