The following Partnerships for Literacy series documents are for Ohio’s regional Family Engagement Leads:

Training Calendar
P4L Training Dates for Regional Leads 2019-20

Tools for working with Schools
P4L Focused Discussions Facilitator Guide – This guide is for Regional Family Engagement Leads who want to introduce this process to school leadership. Through a series of four focused discussions, regional staff work with the school to prime them for forming a P4L team, inventorying their practices, and developing action steps connected to their schoolwide reading plan.

Electronic P4L Binder

Our team provided a binder of resources for this work to each Regional Family Engagement Lead.

An electronic version of the binder, including translated and accessible versions of documents, are below.

1. P4L Binder Cover Page
2. P4L Binder Contents Overview Page
3. P4L Snapshot of Practices in the Inventory    Additional Versions: Large Print Version   Screen Reader Accessible Version
4. P4L Building a team
5. P4L Overview   Additional Versions: Spanish  Arabic  Chinese (Traditional)   Chinese (Simplified)Somali   Large Print
6. P4L Family Engagement for Early Literacy Inventory  Additional Versions: (NEW!Screen-Reader Accessible)   Spanish  Arabic  Chinese (Traditional)  Chinese (Simplified)
7. P4L Focused Discussions with Families
8. P4L Creating a Plan
9. P4L Binder Last Pg Disclaimer and Reference

If you have any questions about the Partnerships for Literacy work, please contact Meredith Wellman or Barbara Boone ( or

Copyright © 2018. The Ohio State University and Strategic Opportunities. All rights reserved. No part of these Partnerships for Literacy documents may be reproduced, displayed, modified, or distributed in any form without a written agreement with The Ohio State University Technology Commercialization Office. Schools piloting the Partnerships for Literacy process in Ohio with a Family Engagement Lead (2018-2022) may reproduce, display, modify, and/or distribute the documents in any form without a written agreement.

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.