Family Engagement Plan

Elysian Fields ISD PreK (HB4)

Family Engagement Plan 2016-17

 

 

Goal

Activity / Strategy

Person(s) Responsible

Time Period Completed

Facilitate family to family support

Create a safe and respectful environment where families can learn from each other as individuals and groups

 

Volunteer Opportunities

PTO meetings

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

 

PTO Officers

 

Fall

 

Inviting former program participants, family, community member and student volunteers to share their education and career experiences with current families

 

Activities can include:  Career Day, Donuts with Dad, Muffins with Mom, Goodies with Grandparents, Lunch with an Athelete

Pre-K Staff

 

Campus Admin

On-going

Establish a network of community resources

Identify support and partnerships with local businesses, faith based organizations, mental and physical health providers and community agencies

 

Opportunities can include:  Classroom volunteers, Read with a student or class, Special presentations, activities or field trips

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

On-going

 

Identify partners to provide translators and culturally relevant resources reflective of the home language

 

LPAC members

Parents and Community members help with translating

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K staff

Fall

Increase family participation in decision making strategies

Developing, adopting, and implementing identified goals within the annual campus improvement plan targeting family engagement

 

Site Based Decision Making Meetings

Campus Admin

Fall and Spring

Equip families with tools to enhance and extend learning

Design and implement existing home educational resources to support learning at home while strengthening the family/school partnership

 

Home Book Projects

Book Fair

PTO meetings

Meet the Teacher

Parent Night

Campus Admin

 

Pre - K

Staff

On-going

 

Providing complementary home learning activities for families to engage in at home with children through information presented in newsletters, online technology, social media, parent/family-teacher conferences, or other school related events

 

Class webpage

Field trips

Show and tell

Home learning projects

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

On-going

Develop staff skills in evidence based practices that support families in meeting their children’s learning benchmarks

Promoting and developing family engagement as a core strategy to improve teaching and learning among all educators and staff

 

Frog Street Conference and Curriculum

Region VII Pre-K Coop Members

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

Summer and On- Going

 

Ensuring teachers play a role in the family engagement evaluation process

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

On-going

Evaluate family engagement efforts and use evaluations for continuous improvement

Use data to ensure alignment between family engagement activities / school teaching and learning goals and promote continuous family engagement

 

District/Campus/Grade Level Surveys

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

Late Spring

 

Ensure teachers play a role in the family engagement process

 

Family members can be volunteers

Thanksgiving Feast

End of the Year Show What We Know Program

Campus Admin

 

Pre-K Staff

On- Going