Is your district ready to develop meaningful collaboration with families that boosts student learning?
Maria C. Paredes, Senior Program Associate in the Comprehensive School Assistance Program at WestEd, describes and delineates:
- A systematic approach to parent-teacher information exchange based on student grade-level achievement goals
- Improved strategies for sharing student progress data with families in a way that fosters engagement and collaboration
- Several districts that have transitioned from traditional parent-teacher conferences to a research-based approach that is outcome-oriented
- The improvements that WestEd's professional development have made in schools to raise the capacity of teachers and administrators to create purposeful family engagement