First Presenter's Institution

Camden County Schools

Second Presenter's Institution

NA

Third Presenter's Institution

NA

Fourth Presenter's Institution

NA

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 6 (Ballroom F)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

Since 2012, the faculty and staff of Matilda Harris Elementary School (MHES) have worked hard to promote and engage family participation in their students’ education. MHES has implemented evidence-based practices to engage families with great success. In 2014, MHES was a Georgia Department of Education Family-Friendly Partnership School Award finalist. Since then, MHES has earned a Five-Star Climate Rating on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). In this engaging session, participants will learn the strategies MHES used to successfully build relationships, promote participation, and welcome families. Participants will also learn how MHES has promoted increased parental involvement in tracking their students’ academic progress throughout the year.

Summary

Since 2012, the faculty and staff of Matilda Harris Elementary School (MHES) have worked hard to promote and engage family participation in their students’ education. MHES has implemented evidence-based practices to engage families with great success. In 2014, MHES was a Georgia Department of Education Family-Friendly Partnership School Award finalist. Since then, MHES has earned a Five-Star Climate Rating on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). In this engaging session, participants will learn the strategies MHES used to successfully build relationships, promote participation, and welcome families. Participants will also learn how MHES has promoted increased parental involvement in tracking their students’ academic progress throughout the year.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Presenter will provide.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 1:00 PM

End Date

3-5-2019 2:15 PM

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Leave with a Plan: Effective, Proven Strategies to Promote Family Engagement

Session 6 (Ballroom F)

Since 2012, the faculty and staff of Matilda Harris Elementary School (MHES) have worked hard to promote and engage family participation in their students’ education. MHES has implemented evidence-based practices to engage families with great success. In 2014, MHES was a Georgia Department of Education Family-Friendly Partnership School Award finalist. Since then, MHES has earned a Five-Star Climate Rating on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI). In this engaging session, participants will learn the strategies MHES used to successfully build relationships, promote participation, and welcome families. Participants will also learn how MHES has promoted increased parental involvement in tracking their students’ academic progress throughout the year.