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Two Generations of Success Family Engagement in Full Service Community Schools. Coalition for Community Schools April, 2010. Overview of FSCS in Providence. A two-generation strategy focused on academic success All services based in schools

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Two generations of success family engagement in full service community schools

Two Generations of SuccessFamily Engagement in Full Service Community Schools

Coalition for Community Schools April, 2010


Overview of fscs in providence
Overview of FSCS in Providence

  • A two-generation strategy focused on academic success

  • All services based in schools

  • Implemented in 3 elementary schools, 3 more are online in September

  • Core Components:

    • Family Literacy classes

    • Wraparound Case Management

    • Before and After-school programs and summer

    • Family Engagement Initiatives

    • Health and Wellness services

    • Early childhood programming


Why family engagement
Why Family Engagement?

  • Parental involvement impacts academic achievement

  • Literacy level of mom is an indicator of academic success of child

  • Stability in home, reduced mobility a factor in school success

  • Early local results indicate family engagement an indicator of low absenteeism


Our expectations
Our Expectations

  • Higher levels of sustained participation by families in school and out

  • Family literacy will increase

  • Parent’s skills in communication; interaction with child’s school will improve

  • Absenteeism will decrease

  • Improved health and well-being

  • School climate will improve


The framework uep evaluation study
The Framework – UEP Evaluation Study

  • Participation

    • Outcomes for individual students

  • Engagement

    • Outcomes for school

  • Advocacy

    • Outcomes for all students, extending to community


Tools for planning
Tools for Planning

  • Based on Project Objectives and 3 areas of competency, each school must formulate a Family Engagement Plan (see attached).


FULL SERVICE COMMUNITY SCHOOL INTEGRATION GRID

Child Education Theme: _Print Concepts_(identified by 1st grade teachers) Month of: _January________School: _Robert Bailey_____

Family Education Theme: _Reading Routines__________________________


Other strategies
Other Strategies

  • Family Engagement Teams

  • Family Engagement Specialists

  • Working with District Parent Engagement Office

  • POP Plan

  • Hiring parents as staff

  • Family Literacy as a strategy not just a program


Program offerings school based
Program Offerings – School Based

  • Participation (monthly)

    • Farmer’s markets

    • Academic events

    • Health fairs

    • Family programs (Play and Learn, Fam Lit, Case Management, etc.)

  • Engagement

    • PTO academies

    • Volunteering in classrooms

    • University leadership classes for parents at school

  • Advocacy

    • Family Friendly Walk-through

    • SIT involvement, drafting of school plans

    • Providence Educational Excellence Coalition


Program offerings home based
Program Offerings – Home Based

  • Home visits

    • Parents as Teachers

    • Community Health Workers

    • Family Service Care Coordination

    • Even Start visits

  • Interactive Literacy activities

    • Literacy bags

    • Reading routines

    • Family assignments


Results from first year
Results from First Year

  • In a school of 350 students, 353 adult family members have attended family engagement events

  • 707 adult family members have attended school-based Family Engagement Events

  • 89% of parents who participate in our parenting education classes significantly improve in their capacity to support their child’s academic performance as measured by the Parenting Education Profile


Results from first year1
Results from First Year

  • Children whose parents participated in Family Literacy classes had a 96% attendance rate. Their chronic absenteeism rate was less than 2% (school average 16%).


Results from first year2
Results from First Year

  • 69% of students in wraparound service coordination saw a significant increase in their scores on the North Carolina Family Assets Survey (NCFAS). The chart below depicts the growth of families from areas of deficit to areas of strength.

Family Assessment Scale


Uep evaluation study
UEP Evaluation Study

  • What went right in Year One

    • Effective recruitment and support of parent participation

    • High levels of satisfaction and interest in programs

  • What needs to change

    • Parents not fully aware of programs and resources

    • Name and mission of initiative not well known

    • Communication needs to take multiple forms and lots of reinforcement


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