Collaborating with the Community

Collaborating with the Community

This module provides tools and resources to measure and improve family and community collaboration within your school community. Engaging community members, businesses, and organizations as partners in children's education can improve learning communities through benefits such as expanded learning opportunities, broad-based support for increased school funding, and quality after school programs.

Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development

This module will provide teachers with tools to measure and improve school-family-community collaboration. It will provide suggestions on how to work more effectively with community resources to enhance student learning and contribute to a more viable community by:

  • establishing strong communication with the community;
  • developing strategies to access resources and strengthen partnerships in the community;
  • using knowledge and insights from community members to enhance learning;
  • creating partnerships for life-long learning; and
  • assisting students in exploring and becoming contributors to their community.
  1. Getting Ready
  2. PPT Overview Sheets
  3. Handouts
  4. Evaluation and Certificates
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