Parent Guides in Multiple Languages, and Resources for Parent and Family Engagement
Our library of downloadable publications will help parents understand school improvement, how Title I, Part A works, what to expect from the school and district, and how to encourage academic achievement.
Parent Guides — Title I, Part A
10 Best Practices for Strong Families
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Black and White |
PowerPoint Activity |
Evaluation in English and Spanish
This publication focuses on the whole child and the different practices that families can actively engage to strengthen family life.
Tips: Use the publication to create an activity that fits your LEA’s needs.
Target Audience: Families in the LEA with strong emphasis on those families that participate in the Title I, Program.
What is Title I, Part A? English | Spanish
This five minute video guide is a companion to the What is Title I, Part A? brochure. LEAs and schools can use this video guide at open houses, parent-teacher conferences, and the Title I, Part A meetings.
It is a good complement to parent and family engagement activities where the LEA and school wants to showcase the programs available in their school system.
Families Are Our Partners in Education English | Spanish
This three minute video guide talks about the importance of school-family partnerships. LEAs and schools can use this guide to promote the importance of parent and family engagement in LEA and school improvement efforts.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
How to explain NAEP to parents?
Parents Frequently Asked Questions - English | Spanish
What Every Parent Should Know About NAEP
English | Spanish
Resources for Family & Community Involvement
U.S. Department of Education — Programs, Toolkits and Publications
Parent and Family Engagement Resources from Washington and Around the U.S.
Translation and Interpretation Services — Washington State Master Contracts
Verbal Interpretation Services
Phone Interpretation Vendors under State Contract
Written Word Translation Services
There are six vendors with master contracts through Washington State — the Department of Enterprise Services (DES). These vendors are classified as Category 8–Education-related Documents in the state system. This state contract covers translations for the written word only.
Translation Vendors (Written Word) — Category 8 — Education
||Lazar & Associates
Department of Enterprise Services: Translations Services–Written Word │ Contract information
Research Related to Parent and Family Engagement in Education
Organizations that Support Family Involvement
Harvard Family Research Project
How Parents Can Get Involved │ 25 Tips To Get Involved in Your Child’s Education English | Español
Resources for Families
National Network of Partnership Schools at John Hopkins University
Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP)
Except where otherwise noted, the Washington ESSA Consolidated Plan developed by the by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.