Effective communication is central to building strong relationships between schools and the families they serve.
This is the For School Staff category.
Resources for School Staff: Engage families in your school.
Schools and children can benefit when educators support families’ involvement in school governance and other ways to influence school practices.
Families are more comfortable interacting with the school when they feel welcomed and supported.
Creating and maintaining a family engagement system can present significant challenges for school personnel.
Administrators often find that teachers want additional information or professional development to help them engage families more effectively.
Research has shown that what happens at home can profoundly affect a child’s learning and healthy development.