Have you ever participated in an initiative to transform an education system or school that wasn’t successful?
The tools and resources provided by the Family Friendly Schools initiative offer ideas that can be implemented as part of our continuous improvement efforts.
The inclusion and promotion of arts in education is so powerful because all education exists in a sociocultural context.
From 2022-2023, the KDE Division of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, alongside regional education cooperatives, had 11,997 participants in their trainings and initiatives with 68% of districts participating. To see this much enthusiasm and desire to grow to support all students is something Kentucky should be immensely proud of!
Lafayette takes pride in being acknowledged for this honorable award.
Two Clark County Public Schools have been recognized for their commitment to family engagement: Baker Intermediate School and Conkwright Elementary School have been certified as Family Friendly Schools by the Prichard Committee.
Denise Menshouse My name is Denise Menshouse and I am the executive director at Growing Together Preschool. We are a private, non-profit childcare agency striving to provide quality care for children and their families from birth to five, with and without disabilities. We are a 5 STAR and NAEYC accredited center and learned about the Family Friendly Early [...]
Washington County High School seeks to improve family partnerships through Family Friendly Certification
The Washington County school district aims to improve the quality of our student experiences and overall impact on our school community.
The Family Friendly Schools certification process for the School for Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass (SCAPA) seemed to be a natural progression of our dedication to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students and their families
Jenkins Independent superintendent focuses on engagement during Family Friendly Schools certification
The Jenkins Independent school district decided to work on this initiative in order to assess and improve our current family and school partnerships. We also aim to build the capacity of school leadership to understand and implement more effective family engagement best practices.