Join us to learn more about the Connecticut State Department of Education’s (CSDE) current goals and investments for the future. Topics covered in the webinar will include federal funding investments, initiatives currently underway, and more. Your state Commissioner of Education, Charlene M. Russell-Tucker, will also answer questions submitted prior to the event.
Who: The State of Education in Connecticut is open to everyone — students, parents, and members of the education community and public.
Where: Register to view The State of Education in Connecticut via live webinar using the link below, or view the event via livestream on YouTube and CT-N.
When: Monday, January 31, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Registration is Open: https://serc.info/stateofed
Those registering for the session may submit questions for the Commissioner.
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How Welcoming is Your School? Walkthrough Overview Training
Date: January 25, 2022
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting
Educators understand more than ever that the key to engaging parents is to make their schools feel “like family.” Schools that extend a genuine welcome to parents have stronger partners in the education process. The CT Welcoming Schools Initiative was developed to enhance partnerships among families, schools and the community. This workshop will incorporate hands-on activities and practice using the Welcoming Tool. The Tool focuses on the physical environment, family engagement practice, policy and communication indicators to assess the climate and culture of the school. Teams from schools comprised of families, administrators, teachers, family liaisons and community partners.
For additional information, contact:
Betsy LeBorious at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-509-3615
Please bring a laptop or other device for note taking and access to online resources.
The research is clear, families are essential to student success. Parent Teacher Home Visits Training (PTHV) focuses on building the capacity of educators and school staff to build meaningful relationships with the families. The PTHV Training, a high impact family engagement program, prepares educators to conduct in-person home visits and virtual visits, giving schools and educators tools to build and deepen relationships of trust with their students’ families.
The training will prepare teachers and family engagement specialists to:
- Understand the PTHV model and why it is effective.
- Be prepared to do both in-person home visits and virtual bridge visits.
- Develop action steps that include dates and plans to launch.
- Participants will have the opportunity to participate in two (2) follow-up community of practice sessions to network and support the work.
Date: January 20, 2022
Time: 2 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: This is a virtual training. Register Here
Who should attend?
Parents, teachers, school administrators, family engagement liaisons, Title 1 Directors, and family engagement teams
For additional information please visit the CT Family School Partnerships website: www.ct-fsp.org Contact: Betsy LeBorious at email@example.com or Mary Lou Molloy at firstname.lastname@example.org This training is funded by the USDE Statewide Family Engagement Center Grant. There is no fee to attend this training. Priority will be given to Alliance School Districts and to National Network of Partnership Schools in CT.
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