St. Landry Parish School Board
Educators are always on the alert for teachable moments. If they do not occur by chance, educators will develop opportunities to instruct and support others. More...
Patricia Mason-Guillory, District Coordinator/Family Involvement
Altoona School District
Altoona's educators, families, and the community were concerned about state policies that threatened to dramatically reduce school funding. Slated to lose up to two million dollars, leaders in Altoona saw a real need for targeted action. More...
Juanita Peck, Partnership VISTA
Pasco School District
Pasco School District leaders for partnerships continue to work together to design ways to help school-based Action Team for Partnerships (ATPs) work effectively and energetically. More...
Jessica Wallace, Parent Partnership & Pre-K Outreach Coordinator
Worcester County Public School District
Many children living in poverty struggle to keep up in school. The Worcester County Public School District knew that many of its students were living in families who were economically-stressed, with incomes below the poverty line. More...
Stephanie Taylor, Title I Specialist, Pocomoke Elementary School
Madison Metropolitan School District
Current estimates are that about 7000 languages and dialects are spoken around the world. Most people speak only one, but, today schools serve families who speak many languages other than English at home. More...
Katrina Waldron, AmeriCorps VISTA
Kennewick School District
Nationwide, there is an important press for students to complete high school, graduate on time, and plan postsecondary education for college or careers. More...
Sarah Del Toro, Parent Involvement Coordinator
Fort Worth Independent School District
Fort Worth, TX
In Fort Worth, the school district operated a Roving Resource Center that served parent liaisons and counselors with a lending library of books and media for use in workshops with parents. More...
Yadira Coggins, Parent Engagement Specialist
Milwaukee Public School District
Report cards are typically used to monitor students' academic and behavioral progress. They tell students and parents how students are doing in school, highlighting areas of excellence and things that need attention and improvement. More...
Naperville Community District 203
Large group training on partnership program development is efficient and effective for preparing many schools' Action Teams for Partnerships (ATPs) to begin their work on goal-linked programs of family and community involvement. More...
Jessica Jozwiak, Parent Core Team Co-Chair
Milwaukee Public School District
Though fundraising requires determination and persistence, its most vital requirement is creativity. Even for a good cause, leaders must create interest and understanding to make a case for support. More...
Bix Firer , AmeriCorps VISTA
Wausau School District
People of all ages and backgrounds love making snowmen. It is a simple joy of winter to see a snowman with a carrot nose grinning at passersby. More...
Amanda Vandehey, AmeriCorps VISTA
Hampton City Schools: Title I Program
It's an undeniable fact that parents play a critical role in their children's success in school. Yes, all too often, parents' influence is overlooked because of the many challenges that all educational stakeholders encounter -- limited time and lack of resources. More...
Chanda J. Epps, Title I Coordinator of Parent Involvement