Encouraging Community Involvement


Parents: Get Involved

One of the easiest ways to encourage parental involvement is to make that information easy to find on your school or district web site. The Madison School District in Phoenix, AZ has a page under Parents: Get Involved listing a number of steps and where to find additional information. Check out your school's web site. Is it easy for parents to volunteer or learn how to get involved in your school?  learn more

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Sample Best Practices for Parent Involvement in Schools

The Ohio Department of Education has compiled a list of best practices, organized under six categories. They are based on the State Board of Education's Parent and Family Involvement Policy, the National PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships and Joyce L. Epstein's Framework of Six Types of (Parent) Involvement.  learn more

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The Parent, School, and Community Involvement Guide

This brochure from the Mississippi Department of Education provides a wide range of ideas for community, business and parental involvement. It includes a road map of grade appropriate ideas or involvement.  learn more