Family & Community Engagement

Building Meaningful Strategies for Family Engagement

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

2-Hr Webinar that took place on February 19, 2019.

Participants will be introduced to a collaborative approach to engaging families in order to jointly support student learning and healthy development.   Paramount to this work is the ability to include parents in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of family engagement efforts.  This training is designed to promote personal development, improve communications, interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, team development, and inter-group relationships so that team can work effectively in cross-cultural situation.

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Mission Nutrition: Decoding MyPlate for Families

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

1.5-Hour Webinar that took place on February 7, 2019.

MyPlate and the topic of nutrition can be mystery to many, especially families.  Discover simple tips and strategies to help show families how to make smart, healthful, budget-friendly food/beverage choices for their children using MyPlate as a springboard. Learn to decipher nutrition labels and how to use them as a tool for teaching.  Walk away with resources that will provide families with feasible, easy-to-implement nutrition ideas and activities.

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ISBE Family Engagement Framework

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

2-Hour webinar that took place on October 17, 2018.

During this webinar participants will review ISBE’s Family Engagement Framework, explore family engagement standards for effective practice, and discuss the 4 principles for family engagement:

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Establishing and Using a Successful Parent Advisory Council

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

1.5-Hour webinar that took place on August 29, 2018.

Parent Advisory Councils create meaningful opportunities for programs to build connection together with families. Dialogue is essential to successful family and community engagement. Learn about the power of two-way communications, collaborative decision making, and meeting facilitation.

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