Family Partnership-What are the Guidelines According to the Research? Standards identified by the National PTA build on six types of parent involvement identified by Dr. Joyce L. Epstein of the Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships at Johns Hopkins University:
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) website: (Effective for non-PBIS schools as well)
• Student Learning
• Shared Decision-Making
• Collaborating with Community
The Family Involvement Network of Educators; Harvard Family Research Project:
We are committed to meeting the growing demand for information on effective ways to support family involvement in children’s learning and development.
A Three-tiered Approach to Family Engagement-
2010 LRP Publications, Vol. 3, Iss.2-2/10, Chapter 17
Answer Book on RTI-School-Family Engagement and RTI-Amy L. Reschly, Ph.D
“Families are a vital source of information about students. Educators should strive to have a range of family-, school-, and collaborative family-school interventions available to their school team, students and families. School teams must plan for and invite family engagement in all stages of the problem-solving process from assessment and intervention planning and implementation to evaluation and decision-making (Reschly et al, 2007).
Three Tiers for Family Engagement
A project in practice in Cleveland Metropolitan School District- Tammy Stembridge, MSM and Trina W. Osher, M.A.
To view the power point click here: 3-tiers for family engagement