Family & Community Engagement Definition:
"Springfield Public School District defines Family and Community Engagement as school, family & community partnerships built on trust and meaningful communication that creates strong academic support systems for all students."
1. a father or a mother.
2. an ancestor, precursor, or progenitor.
3. a source, origin, or cause.
4. a protector or guardian.
District 186 Shared F.A.C.E. Beliefs
In order to support all students' achievement, we believe: * All Parents Have Dreams for Their Children and Want the Best for Them * All Parents Have the Capacity to Support Their Children’s Learning * Parents and School Staff Should Be Equal Partners * The Responsibility for Building Partnerships Between School and Home Rests Primarily with School Staff, Especially School Leaders * 'Beyond the Bake Sale' by Anne T. Henderson, Karen L. Mapp, Vivian R. Johnson, and Don Davies
Family Engagement VS Parent Involvement
Two videos from a parnet and a teacher sharing their view on family engagement.
Cecile Carroll at TEDxWellsStreetED
Jessica Solano, Teacher
Share it! 2019
Click to see older editions of SHARE IT! "here is recap of what has been discussed at our most recent Superintendent Parent and Student Roundtable Meetings and additional information on family and community engagement."
1900 W. Monroe
What might a family & community friendly school look like?
For schools and districts across the U.S., family engagement is rapidly shifting from a low-priority recommendation to an integral part of education reform efforts. Read more about the importance of jointly building home-school partnerships.