Community partnerships

Develop and implement strategies for effective partnerships between home, school, and the district, seeking out diverse perspectives on district initiatives, practices, and school climate

Interpretation

  • Establish and maintain meaningful school and family partnerships.
  • Provide accessible opportunities for parents/families to give input and feedback in order to incorporate diverse perspectives on District decisions.

Evidence of this work during the 2018-19 school year

  • Family Partnership meetings
  • District and school parent engagement events
  • Equity Advisory Group
  • Interpretation and translation services
  • Computers in schools to aid in registration
  • State waiver obtained in order to conduct elementary conferences
  • Parent communication software
  • Parent Panels
  • Cultural Competency training for classified staff
  • Partnership with Issaquah School Foundation Cultural Bridges
  • English Language Learner (ELL) Family Survey
  • Annual Community Survey
  • Curriculum Adoption – opportunities for community input
  • Community Input Sessions for Equity Policy development
  • Discipline Stakeholders Group
  • Title 1 Federal remediation funding/WA State Learning Assistance Program (LAP) Family Engagement Survey
  • Parent Conference Survey to identify ways to improve the ELL program and Parent/Teacher conferences
  • Hiring of 3 Family Partnership Liaisons and the work they did around personal and community building work. Brought marginalized parents into the school and provided them resources and support.

Evidence of work from the 2019-2020 school year: Coming Soon.