1647 provides training, coaching, and ongoing data support to implement family engagement strategies that lead to student learning and success in school.
STEP 1: Building Trusting Relationships with Families
1647 trains and coaches teachers to conduct home visits aimed at building relationships with their students’ families.
1647 trains teachers to maintain and strengthen their relationships with families through on-going communication methods that enable a two-way dialogue.
STEP 2: Empowering Families through Academic Partnerships
Following home visits, 1647 trains and coaches teachers on how to create academic partnerships with families to support parents working on academic skills with their children at home.
HOLISTIC FAMILY ENGAGEMENT
Effective family engagement begins with trusting relationships between schools and families. School leaders and educators must create a school culture that pro-actively seeks to involve all families and welcomes them as equal partners in their child's education. A holistic family engagement strategy combines community building events with actions that focus on student learning.