Effective family engagement is much more than bulletin boards and back-to-school nights. In comprehensive P-3 approaches, families are included as full partners in their children's learning and development. Family engagement is a priority for all school and early learning staff, not just the school social worker or family support specialist.
P-3 Framework Goal: Families are actively and systemically involved with P-3 teachers and administrators as full partners in helping their children develop, learn, and achieve.
The following resources highlight and support the importance of meaningful family engagement in comprehensive P-3 approaches: