Family Engagement Plan

2023-2024 Family Engagement Plan

Developing Strong Partnerships with our community is a key priority in our strategic plan.  This plan focuses on sharing how we engage with our community.

STRATEGIC DIRECTION
We will move towards our vision through a focus on continuous improvement, annual projects, and multi-year projects within our four Strategic Directions. The district’s work will be centered on raising our highest levels of learning while narrowing the achievement gaps. 
Improving teaching and personalized learning for the development of each learner
Fostering a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment
Developing strong partnerships within the communities we serve
Optimizing our management of resources to support student learning

 

Fostering a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment
Our school staff has staff member(s) available for families to ask questions and get information
  • Intercultural Specialists
  • Mariluz RiveraLeon (Espanol)
  • Alisha Johnson and Tracy Duinick (English)
Our school communicates with families in many ways
  • Talking Points Texts
  • Newsletters
  • Classroom newsletters
If you have questions or concerns about bullying
  • Gretchen Kleinsasser (principal)
  • Stephanie McNair (dean)

 

 

Developing strong partnerships within the communities we serve
Staff actively seek and are open to feedback from families.
  • Family end of year survey
  • Parent Equity Team
The school will provide families with clear information on the curriculum, class schedules, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Caregiver Handbook
  • WAAGS
  • School Website
  • Fall and Spring Conferences
Our school supports families as advocates and provides opportunities for parent engagement
  • Infinite Campus Gradebook access (Parent Portal)
  • Parent Equity Team
  • PTO and special events (Fiesta, Loteria, etc.)
There are many opportunities for families to build connections to the school and to each other.
  • Regular parent meetings
  • Family events (Fiesta, Loteria, Dia Del Nino etc.)
  • PTO volunteer opportunities

 

Improving teaching and personalized learning for the development of each learner 
Our school staff has staff member(s) available for families to ask questions and get information
Families are kept up-to-date on their child's progress through regular communications.
  • Infinite Campus
  • Talking Points
  • Phone Calls
  • Newsletters
  • Report Cards
  • Conferences
Our school will engage families in Personalized Learning as a key strategy to develop each learner.
  • 1:1 Chromebooks
  • WAAGS
  • Chromebook Support