Family Engagement Framework: Connect Communities

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Family and Community Engagement

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Oklahoma City, OK 73105

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Connecting communities is about mobilizing all available resources to meet
the needs of the whole child in support of lifelong learning. Community, by
definition, is sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.
Communities can be:
Chevrons_CMYK_Chevron - Sky Blue.jpg (1251×1250) groups of people - peers - such as students or families
Chevrons_CMYK_Chevron - Sky Blue.jpg (1251×1250) groups such as tribal nations, nonprofits, organizations, and
Community partnerships should be based on mutual trust and respect and ensure all partners benefit from the collaboration. Together - as a community - we can connect available resources to meet the needs of children and families.  


Pathway in Action: Connect Communities Guide

This document provides you with guiding questions to help your team focus on the continuous improvement process - Plan, Do, Review - for this pathway. It includes examples of the pathway in action and resources to help your team implement the pathway.

Share Your Family Engagement Story

We want to spotlight family engagement stories across Oklahoma. Tell us about a time when you made a family feel welcomed, helped a family build leadership skills, connected families to learning, or partnered with the community to meet family and student needs. We want to hear from you! 

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Oklahoma's Pathways for Family Engagement

Family and Community Engagement is a shared responsibility among families, schools, and communities to build relationships that support a child’s learning and growth from birth through college and career. These four pathways will help establish strong family, school, and community partnerships.


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Last updated on March 11, 2021