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These reference websites include research, field experiences, and best practices for family, school, and community partnering.

  • Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships

    The Center conducts research and applies this information to policy work and programs that help parents, educators, and community members work together to strengthen schools and families. Present on the website are professional development materials and success stories from the National Network of Partnership Schools, a program provided for schools and districts. There is also a focus on TIPS (Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork), a research-based type of interactive homework, and how to implement it.
  • FINE: The Family Involvement Network of Educators - Harvard Family Research Project

    The FINE website provides stakeholders with research dedicated to strengthening family-school-community partnerships. The website contains current studies as well as key foundational research from the past decade. Case studies, briefs, policy work, and ways in which to connect with other professionals on family engagement are also available on the website.
  • The SEDL National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools

    SEDL provides this website of resources to support connections among stakeholders in students' lives. Provided are webinars, toolkits, literature based on research, and forums. There are also many easy to access and use briefs/handouts on a variety of topics ranging from working with diverse populations to legal mandates of No Child Left Behind.


Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this webpage are those of the State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Colorado Department of Education or the Colorado State Board of Education.

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