Schools use a variety of family engagement strategies to connect with parents.  Although many of these strategies are effective in building relationships, research has shown that certain family engagement activities are most effective in supporting a student’s academic growth and achievement.  1647 works with schools to implement these highly-effective practices:

  • Home visits
  • Regular, personalized communication
  • Goal-setting parent teacher conferences
  • Positive phone calls home
  • Weekly data-sharing folders
  • Classroom observation
  • Modeling of learning support strategies
  • Parent help on learning projects