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TYPE 2 BLOG

Communicating to improve partnerships for student success


 

The NNPS Type 2 Blog will feature new research, exemplary field work, and useful resources to help NNPS members continually improve their partnership programs for student success in school.

We hope you will Blog with us!

 

Sep 14

Francis Marion University Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty

Florence, South Carolina Tammy H. Pawloski, Director and Professor of Education TPawloski@fmarion.edu Online FLASH Workshops to Renew Family and Community Partnerships             The director of the Center of Excellence (COE) at Francis Marion University delivered a keynote address at a South Carolina state conference on practical strategies for family engagement linked to the NNPS Framework […]

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Sep 14

The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center at The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH Dr. Barbara Boone, OhSFEC Director boone.32@osu.edu How Regional Coaches Support Partnership Districts and Schools The Ohio Department of Education supports 16 regions across the state that provide all districts and schools with professional development on school improvement and student learning. In the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center (OhSFEC, www.ohiofamiliesengage.osu.edu ), each region has […]

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Sep 14

Charleston County School District

Charleston, SC Rosa Fulmore, Title I Parent and Family Engagement Coordinator Rosa_fulmore@charleston.k12.sc.us Learning & Growing Through Professional Development Charleston County School District and its schools’ Action Teams for Partnerships (ATPs) met monthly on Zoom to exchange information on their work and progress. Representatives of school-based ATPs heard from district leaders in various departments about programs […]

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Sep 14

Little Rock School District

Little Rock, AR Kaye Rainey, Parent and Family Engagement Specialist  Kaye.Rainey@lrsd.org Summer Professional Development: Engaging Families for Student Success Arkansas requires certified educators to obtain at least two hours of professional development on parent and family engagement every four years. The goal is to ensure that all teachers and administrators understand family engagement, create welcoming […]

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Sep 14

Pasco School District No. 1

Pasco, WA Esmeralda M. Valencia, Parent Engagement Coordinator evalencia@psd1.org Lorraine Landon, Special Programs Coordinator llandon@psd1.org Destination Communication: Connecting with Families and Beyond Pasco School District continued a remarkable record of Partnership District Awards by improving its district leadership and school-based programs of partnerships. All schools have Action Teams for Partnerships (ATPs). All teams have annual […]

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Sep 14

Richland County School District One

Columbia, SC Latorsha Murray, Coordinator of Parent and Family Engagement Latorsha.Murray@richlandone.org Partnering to Enrich the Lives of Eau Claire Cluster Families Richland County School District One consists of seven clusters of schools linked to each other in feeder patterns. Within each cluster, students move from elementary, to middle, to high school. Each cluster is guided […]

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Sep 14

Brooklyn City Schools Integrated Preschool

Brooklyn, Ohio Brooklyn School District Cuyahoga Universal PreK-Starting Point Brittany Hubbell, Intervention Specialist brittany.hubbell@bcshurricanes.org Preschool Spring Concert Brooklyn Preschool is working to engage all families in their young children’s learning activities at school and at home, and to ensure that all families are welcome as audience members (“audience volunteers”) for their children’s presentations and celebrations. […]

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Sep 14

Carl B. Stokes Head Start Center

Cleveland, OH Cuyahoga Universal PreK-Starting Point Jill Psota-Vazquez, Site Administrator jpvazquez@stepforwardtoday.org The Stars of CBS—A Red Carpet Affair When COVID-19 restrictions were lifted, the Action Team for Partnerships (ATP) and school leaders at Stokes Preschool redesigned its end-of-year celebration from children performing and parents observing to a more interactive, whole-community activity. The activity recognizes students’ […]

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Sep 14

Chicora Elementary School

Chicora Elementary School North Charleston, SC Charleston County School District Tamula Dunmeyer, Parent Advocate and NNPS Key Contact Tamula_dunmeyer@charleston.k12.sc.us Cops and Pops Cops and Pops brings fathers, father figures, and members of the local police department to school to read and talk with male students in the 5th grade. This creatively-designed activity aimed to increase […]

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Sep 14

Columbia High School

Columbia, SC Richland County School District One Yolanda Smith, Parent & Family Engagement Specialist yolanda.smith@richlandone.org Town Hall: Project Success! Working with its community partner—100 Black Men of Greater Columbia—the high school’s Action Team for Partnerships (ATP), teachers, and school leaders planned a new kind of Town Hall. The goal was to help more students and […]

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