We are hoping to share existing promising partnership practices from Colorado classrooms, schools, and districts during the upcoming Promising Practices trainings. Promising practices are defined as “strategic family-school-community partnering actions or programs that are effective for a specific site or situation in supporting student success and hold promise for other sites.”

A detailed description of the Definitions, Goals and Indicators of the National Standards, go to: http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/SACPIE_NationalStandardsGoalsIndicators_Family-SchoolPartnerships.pdf. These standards were developed from research and are intended to guide families and educators as they work together in supporting student achievement.

After you submit a practice, we may contact you to learn more before about your work and ask how you might want to share with others. Please be as specific as possible about the practices so we have enough information to share with participants.

Thank you!

Contact/Follow up Information

1. Which National Standard(s) for Family-School Partnerships does your practice address?

2. What is the goal of the practice?

3. Describe the implementation of the practice. Include as much detail as possible, such as specific population, age group, and/ or logistical challenges/solutions.

4. Who was involved in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the practice?

5. How did the practice link to student outcomes?

6. How did you evaluate the practice? What did you learn from the evaluation?

7. What advice would you offer to someone wanting to implement the practice?

8. Other information you would like to share; references or links can be included.

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