Family Engagement: Putting Research into Practice
The Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships (Version 2) outlines the Challenge of creating and maintaining effective partnerships, Essential Conditions needed for partnerships to flourish, Policy and Program Goals for increasing partnerships, and the Capacity Outcomes that can be realized when both schools and families have the skills needed to collaborate. How do schools and districts begin this important work?
Effective family-school partnerships are critical to the implementation of a successful MTSS framework. Visit the resources below to support families and educators in building the skills needed for true collaboration.
Resources for Schools
- CASEL School-Family Partnership Strategies to Enhance Children’s Social, Emotional, and Academic Growth
- Center on PBIS Aligning and Integrating Family Engagement in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS): Concepts and Strategies for Families and Schools in Key Contexts
- IRIS Center Family Engagement: Collaborating with Families of Students with Disabilities
- National Center for Systemic Improvement Creating Authentic Partnerships with Historically Marginalized Families and Other Stakeholders: Embracing an Equity Mindset
- National Center for Systemic Improvement Leading by Convening
- RIDE Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement Toolkit
- SWiFT Education Center Steps to Get You Started: Trusting Family Partnerships
Resources to Share with Families
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) and the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) collaborated to produce three infographics on parent and family engagement in the intensive intervention process. Educators providing intensive intervention can use these infographics to help parents and families understand the supports their child is receiving and how they can engage in the process. Click on the icons or the buttons below to view.
How does the Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships align with and relate to the Multi-Tiered System of Supports framework?Read more!
Please note if you are looking for distance learning resources specifically designed for parents and families, visit our Implementation Tools webpage and look for the COVID-19 related resources.