Family-School Partnerships for Holistic Student Success


There is abundant research on the positive effects of family engagement as a factor in P-12 school success. A cultural disconnect may exist between home and school, leading to missed opportunities for collaboration and increased student achievement. Authentic partnerships between home and school provide opportunities for families and schools to establish common goals for students and to form strong working relationships. This session shares ways educators can build on their current practices to strengthen partnerships with families with the goal of increased student success.