Building strong school communities where people connect with each other, and everyone connects with learning.
Creating learning environments--at school and at home--where students thrive
School Community Network (SCN) provides tools and resources to engage families in student learning and build strong school communities.
A blueprint for building a strong school community. The web-based Planning Guide, with 26 agendas, guides a School Community Council (SCC) through a three-year implementation cycle.
School Community INDEX
This web-based survey, completed by the principal, teachers, parents, and students (in high school), comes together in a rich report complete with charts, graphs, narratives, and guidance for analysis.
Family ENGAGEMENT Tool
This web-based tool guides a school team (including parents) in assessing practices, evaluating perceptions, determining needs, creating a plan to implement, tracking planned implementation, and recording outcomes.
Other Support SERVICES
On-site trainings in proven strategies that provide a focused approach to building and strengthening family engagement in specific areas.
Posted bimonthly, these highlighted links from our Resources for Parents and Schools and from the School Community Journal will assist families and educators in collaborating for student success.
School Community JOURNAL
The School Community Journal is a refereed journal that includes research and field reports related to the school as a community of teachers, students, parents, and staff.
Parent / School RESOURCES
Search the databases by age group, topic or key word for free activities, articles and resources.
Indicators in ACTION
Based on research syntheses, Indicators in Action provides short video examples on implementing indicators in effective practice in family engagement.
School Community Index
Family Engagement Tool
Other Support Services
School Community Journal
Indicators in Action
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