Family Engagement Resources:


A professional organization dedicated to family engagement. 

School Community network

Creating learning environments at home and in school that help children thrive.

Global Family Research Project

Addresses issues of equity in learning, and advancing family engagement practices.

CT State Department of Education

Full, equal and equitable partnerships with families. The framework for family engagement

Ohio Statewide Family Engagment Center

A leader in family, school and community engagement.

Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships

Helps parents, educators, and  communities work together to improve families & schools.

Head Start

Understanding Family Engagment Outcomes. Printable resources

Friday CAFÉ

Friday CAFÉ is a morning discussion and networking series focused on family engagement.

US Department of Education

Resources and tools to strengthen the connection between families, schools and community partners


Resources, tools and best pratices for families and schools working together.

National Center for Families Learning

Working with families and communities to provide literacy, strategies, programming and resources.


A collection of family engagement resources for early education (Birth – 8)


Programs and resources to helps educators and students succeed.

Be a Learning Hero

Resources that help you partner with families to advance student outcomes.

Parent Teacher Home Visits

Strategy for engaging families, educators, and students as a team. 

National Parent Teacher Association

Families, students, teachers, administrators, and community leaders dedicated to family engagement.

National Family Support Network

Promoting postitive outcomes for all children, families, and communities by leveraging state networks. 

National parent leadership institute

Parent leadership training to help parents who care to become parents that lead.

United Parent Leaders Action Network (UPLAN)

National, united voice for parents taking action on issues that affect families and joining communities together.

Community Organizing and Family Issues

Trains parents to be powerful leaders. Strengthens the power and voice of low-income and working families. 

Center for Education Equity

Works to promote excellence and equity in education to achieve social justice.

Full, Equal and Equitable Partnerships among families, educators, and community partners to promote children’s learning and development from birth through college and career.  

The CT definition of family engagement

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The Connecticut Family School Partnerships bring together the expertise and resources of five diverse educational and family advocacy agencies committed to developing a Connecticut family engagement model that creates a culture of full, equal, and equitable partnerships between families, schools, and community partners to elevate student success.


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Hartford, CT 06106