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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

What is Title I, Part A?

Infographics! Title I, Part A, Extra Academic Support for Your Child
English Poster | Letter Size | Black/White Letter Size
Spanish Poster | Letter Size | Black/White Letter Size
Russian Poster | Letter Size | Black/White Letter Size
Vietnamese Poster | Letter Size | Black/White Letter Size

What is Title I, Part A?

What is Title I, Part A?
English | Cambodian | Chinese | Korean | Punjabi | Russian | Somali | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese

Parents Right to be Informed

Parents Right to be Informed
English | Cambodian | Chinese | Korean | Punjabi | Russian | Somali | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese


10 Best Practices for Strong Families

10 Best Practices for Strong Families

Activity Packet: Publication | 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.

 


Video Guides

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)

What Every Parent Should Know About 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
I HAVE A QUESTION

I HAVE A QUESTIONWhat Parents and Caregivers Can Ask and do to Help Children Thrive at School

TENGO UNA PREGUNTA...Preguntas que los padres y cuidadores deben hacer y los pasos que deben tomar para que los niños triunfen en la escuela

Family and Community Engagement Program

Toolkit for Title I Parental Involvement

Toolkit for Title I Parental Involvement
Overview | State | District | School

Partners in Education

Framework: Partners in Education
Preguntas y respuestas (Word) FAQs (Word)
Infographic — Build Capacity

Planning Guide to Parent Forums

Planning Guide to Parent Forums
Learn how to inform, educate and train parents to become partners in learning, advisors, advocates and decision-makers.

Minority Parent and Community Engagement

Minority Parent and Community Engagement
Best Practices and Policy Recommendations for Closing the Gaps in Student Achievement

Helping Your Child with Homework

Helping Your Child with Homework
Checklist for Parents
Resource List

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Toolkit of Resources for Engaging Families and Community as Partners in Education
Provides resources for school staff to build relationships with families and community members and to support family well-being, strong parent-child relationships, and students’ ongoing learning and development.


Parent and Family Engagement Resources from Washington and Around the U.S.
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Creating Opportunity Conditions To Partner with Families in Student Learning
This research brief is aligned with the Dual Capacity-Building Framework. The intended audience is LEA/school leaders who would benefit from having research talking points at their fingertips.

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Improving Student Learning with Family and Community Engagement
This research brief is aligned with the Dual Capacity-Building Framework. The intended audience is LEA/school leaders who would benefit from having research talking points at their fingertips.

Families in the Driver’s Seat

Families in the Driver’s Seat
Developed by the Equitable Parent–School Collaboration Research Project (University of Washington), Road Map Project (Community Center for Education Results), Kent School District parents, teachers, principals and district leaders, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Wisconsin’s Resource Kit

Wisconsin’s Resource Kit
Planning Tool for Schools Road Map Through the School Year

Georgia Department of EducationSystemic Family Engagement Toolkit
A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing an Effective Title I Parental Involvement Program (2016-17)

School Community Network

School Community Network
Parenting information, parent-student activities, parent education, school-home communication and more developed by the Academic Development Institute.

National PTA

Parents’ Guides to Student Success

 


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

Avantpage Lazar & Associates
Dynamic Lingualinx
Languages Translation NW Interpreters

Department of Enterprise Services: Translations Services–Written WordContract information

 


Research Related to Parent and Family Engagement in Education

A New Wave of Evidence

A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement, (PDF, 241 pages.) A. T.
Henderson & K. L. Mapp. (Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 2002)
Report Conclusion (PDF, 5 pages)

 


Organizations that Support Family Involvement

Harvard Family Research Project

Education Ombuds
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)

 

 

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