Parents play a significant role in supporting their children’s health and learning, guiding their children successfully through school, and advocating for their children — and for the effectiveness of schools.
Parental engagement in schools is defined as parents and school staff working together to support and improve the learning, development, and health of children and adolescents. To increase parental engagement in school health, schools must make a positive connection with parents.
Schools should also provide a variety of activities and frequent opportunities to fully engage parents such as:
Good education begins at home and our is designed to help families provide the support needed for their students’ success. Through a series of workshops during and after school parents will learn specific student support skills such as student advocacy, financial empowerment, digital literacy and post-secondary access.