||Participants will explore the following areas:
Why partner with families? Gain knowledge on the purpose and components of the Family Engagement Framework. Identify meaningful and effective family engagement practices for the classroom, school and district. What is Culture? Where do biases come from? Common Barriers to Cultural Competency. Home-School Disconnection. Building Relational Trust. What is Cultural Competency? What does meaningful family engagement look like through a cultural responsive lens? Brief introduction of Family Engagement Self-Assessment and Action Planning Tools.
6 PD Hours