For Schools – Middle & High School – Family Engagement Planning

Thank you for visiting our Family Engagement Planning Resources Hub. Click a topic below to find ideas and resources for working with families to make plans and decisions at the school level! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

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Partnering with Families through Student-Led Conferences

In many schools and districts, like Cleveland Metro Schools in Ohio, educators are transforming teacher-led parent-teacher conferences in favor of ...
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Family Engagement Leaders of Ohio: A Professional Learning Community

Family Engagement Leaders of Ohio is a virtual professional learning community for family engagement professionals in Ohio’s districts and community ...
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Guide to 2021 Ohio School Report Cards

Guide to 2021 Ohio School Report Cards

Ohio School Report Cards give parents, caregivers, community members, educators and policymakers information about how schools and districts are performing ...
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Welcome Walk Through Toolkit

Walk-Through Toolkit for Schools: What does it mean to be a “Welcoming School”?

This toolkit covers four components of a welcoming school atmosphere. By assessing a school's atmosphere in these critical areas, schools ...
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Dr. Karen Mapp

Video: Examining our Beliefs about Families

In this video, Dr. Karen Mapp from Harvard's Graduate School of Education shares four core beliefs that are important to ...
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The Pathway from Fortress School to Partnership School

Prezi: The Pathway from Fortress School to Partnership School

How does a school move from a negative environment for family and community partners to one that is more positive ...
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National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement

As a statewide center, we often look to other state and national organizations for tools, guidance, events, professional learning opportunities, ...
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Career Conversation Starters

Based on research related to family engagement in middle school career development, our Middle Years to Careers team developed conversation ...
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