Category: Communication with Schools

Cover of Book "Exchange to Engage" by Rachel Kimbrow

Recommended Reading: The Guide to Engaging Diverse Communities Through Language Exchange

In this book, Rachel Kimbrow provides access to tools and examples of how to arrange a “language exchange” for families and staff in your school community. It is a small but powerful book that...

Cover of A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education. Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice April 2017 Ohio Department of Education

Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights according to Federal law (I.D.E.A.) and the Ohio Operating Standards regarding special education supports...

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Talking Points: A Free App Teachers and Families Can Use to Translate their Text Messages Back and Forth

Two-way communication between families and schools is extremely important. To ensure that all families can understand and benefit from school communications, families and teachers can download the FREE Talking Points translation app on their...

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Guidance for Families of Children Learning English – How to Make Sure Your Child has the Resources They Need in the Classroom

This toolkit from the Improving Instruction Project has resources for families of children who are learning English. The guides for families on their website include: Building Successful Communication Between Parents/Guardians and Teachers Working with...

Intentional Partnerships Podcast

“Each episode of the Intentional Partnerships Podcast offers an on-the-ground perspective from real people exploring their shared values around family engagement. Over the 11-episode season, you’ll hear from teachers, parents, district administrators, early childhood...

Families, Schools, and Community Partners - Register today for our free family engagement leadership conference.

On September 17, 2021, you are invited to join people from around Ohio and the world at our annual free Family Engagement Leadership Summit! Register now and learn more about this event on our Summit Webpage.