Feedback, engagement critical to schools, students continued progress

Terry Holliday No matter how busy my schedule gets as Kentucky’s education commissioner, I am always interested in receiving feedback. That’s one of the many reasons I meet regularly with staff, connect through social media and visit schools around the state. The comments, questions and ideas I receive from all of these and many other activities are invaluable, [...]

By |2020-08-25T13:26:31-04:00March 3, 2015|

Resource available to assist schools in building parent engagement

The U.S. Department of Education has released a framework for schools and their broader communities to use in order to build parent and community engagement. The Dual Capacity framework is a process used to teach staff to effectively engage parents and for parents to work successfully with the schools to increase student achievement. The framework provides a model that schools and districts [...]

By |2014-04-22T14:46:25-04:00April 24, 2014|

Ways for school leaders to engage parents

The Coalition for Community Schools has identified six keys to community engagement that should serve as a guide for school leaders when engaging school families. They are: Know where you’re going. Create a vision of what your school should look like and develop a plan for how to get there. Begin by seeking input from school staff, families, partners and [...]

By |2012-08-22T15:13:10-04:00August 23, 2012|
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