Family and Community Engagement References

Included below are some of the resources used to develop this module. 

Arnott, Kim. Parent Engagement: Building Partnerships for the Future. Education Today, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2008. http://www.opsba.org.

Black, Carolyn. Increasing Parent Involvement: Parents Reaching Out Grants. Education Today, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2010. http://www.opsba.org.

Council of Ontario Directors of Education. Planning Parent Engagement: A Guidebook for Parents and Schools.
http://www.ontariodirectors.ca/Parent_Engagement/Parent_Engagement.html

Council of Ontario Directors of Education. Parent Toolkit: What parents can do to help their child succeed in school. http://www.ontariodirectors.ca/Parent_Engagement/Parent_Engagement.html

Covey, Stephen. Video resources.
https://www.stephencovey.com/community/resources/book_tools.php

Dillon, Naomi. Rules of Engagement. American School. Volume 198, no. 1, January 2011.

Fife, Catherine. Social Workers in the Schools: The Underfunded Piece of the Education Puzzle. Education Today, Volume 18, no. 2, Spring 2006.

Kugler, Jeff & Flessa, Joseph. Leadership for Parent and Community Involvement: Lessons from recent research in Ontario. Education Today, vol. 19, no. 1, Spring 2007.

National School Board Association. Community Involvement. http://www.nsba.org/sbot/toolkit/ComInv.html

National PTA. Barriers to Parent Involvement: Roadblocks and Detours. http://www.njpirc.org/documents/resourcesEducatorsParentInvolvement/Roadblocks%20and%20Detours.pdf

National PTA. Building Successful Partnerships: A Guide for Developing Parent and Family Involvement Programs. National Education Service, 2000.

National PTA. National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement Programs. National Education Service, 2004.

Sprang, Jeff. Settlement Services in Ontario. Education Today, Volume 23 no. 2, summer 2011.

Ontario Ministry of Education resources to support parental engagement:
Creating an Education Partnership.
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/partnership/creating.html

Involving Parents in the School: Tips for School Councils. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/involvement/gettingstarted.html

Making a Difference: A practical handbook for Parent Involvement Committees. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/teachers/HandbookPIC.pdf

Ontario Parent Involvement. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/partnership/developing.html

Parent Involvement. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/parentinvolvement.html

Parent Engagement. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/involvement/index.html

Parenting and Family Literacy Centres. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/pflc.html

Parent Involvement Committees: Tips for running effective Parent Involvement Committees (PIC) Meetings. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/PIC.html

Parents’ Back to School Guide. www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/BacktoSchool_EN.pdf

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/involvement/PE_Policy2010.pdf

Parents Matter. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/getinvolved.html

Parents Reaching Out Grants. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/reaching.html

School Councils: A Guide for Members. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/council.html

School Funding – A Guide for Parents: How Does School Funding Support my Child’s Education? http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/funding/index.html

Simple steps to your child’s success. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/abc123/eng/