This stack is designed to provide educators with the tools to promote a shared responsibility between families, schools, and communities.

What You'll Demonstrate

You will demonstrate the essential components of family engagement that is collaborative, culturally competent, and focused on improving learning.

Who Should Apply

  • P12 educators
  • Instructional coaches
  • Interventionists
  • Administrators
  • Education support professionals


Building Partnerships with Families

The educator provides evidence demonstrating how they engage with families to build trusting and respectful partnerships.

Consulting with Families about Literacy

The educator provides evidence of consulting with family members about a student’s literacy strengths and experiences and describes how that information was used to inform literacy instruction for that student.

Developing Family Stories

The educator provides evidence for how they involve students and their families in crafting and recording family stories and reflects on the impact family stories have on student learning.