Contents

Overview for Using the Toolkit

Title I Fast Facts

Scheduling Workshops & Meetings

Surveys/Evaluations

Title I Annual Meeting

LEA/School Parent Policies

School Parent Compact

Ideas that Work

Research for Parent and Family Engagement

ESSA Parent Engagement Resources

 

 

 


Parent Involvement Toolkit for School Leaders

Ideas that Work

+ Elementary Schools

92 Ways to Involve Families and the Community in Education
List of ways to involve parents and the community that will give you new ideas about parent involvement.

SOURCE: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P.O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588-1658. Phone: 859-233-9849. Website: www.prichardcommittee.org.
Contact the Prichard Committee for more examples of surveys.

+ Middle and High Schools

Ideas that Work for Middle and High Schools
Compilation of ideas collected over several years for getting parents involved. Some include information on how to contact the people who developed the ideas who are willing to share.

SOURCE: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P.O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588-1658. Phone: 859-233-9849. Website: www.prichardcommittee.org.
Contact the Prichard Committee for more examples of surveys.

+ Tips for Educators

Tips for Creating Effective & Engaging Parent Programs
A one-page easy tip sheet compiled by the Title I SPAC representatives giving educators ideas for creating great parent programs.

SOURCE: Title I State Parent Advisory Council (SPAC). www.spac.k12.pa.us. Permission to copy, disseminate, or to otherwise use information from above downloadable documents is granted.

Improving Parent Involvement Ideas
A one-page easy tip sheet giving educators ideas for improving their parent programs.

SOURCE: Title I State Parent Advisory Council (SPAC). www.spac.k12.pa.us. Permission to copy, disseminate, or to otherwise use information from above downloadable documents is granted.

Tips for Educators
This 3-page easy to read tip sheet was compiled by parents who have attended the Prichard Committee's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership. This resource gives educators great insight into what parents expect from their child's classroom teacher.

SOURCE: Beverly Raimondo, Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, P.O. Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588-1658. Phone: 859-233-9849. Website: www.cipl.org.



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