Partnering for School Success
Partnering for School Success (PSS) programs and resources aim to:
- Strengthen the interaction and partnerships between parents and children, and parents and schools.
- Increase parents' knowledge and skills to navigate the school system.
- Build parents' self-efficacy to help their children succeed in school.
- Increase the number of students graduating from high school and continuing on to higher education.
Find out more and access Partnering for School Success programs and resources below.
Explore the school success program intended to be delivered by Spanish-speaking educators to Latino parents or caregivers with middle school-aged children.
Learn how the Education: Our Best Legacy program is being adapted for use with Hmong families.
Access this handbook which gives parents practical ideas on supporting school success.
Find short lesson plans that can be used with parents to help them better support their children's education
Get more information about the Partnering for School Success CYFAR project that focuses on Latino families.
Learn about the focus groups research with different cultural groups, and the development of the Partnering for School Success project.
Get an overview of some important developments in the Partnering for School Success project.
Purchase one of the new Education: Our Best Legacy educational packages today.
Open Doors with Higher Education — Access this program that helps immigrant Latino parents make informed decisions about post-secondary education.
Family, School and Community Engagement — Minnesota Department of Education — Find resources to assist parents, schools, and districts in strengthening partnerships between schools, families, and their communities to increase student achievement.
Back to School (27:04) — Positive Parenting cable TV show — Gain a better understanding of why parent's involvement in their children's education is so critical for their school success. This video features Katheen A. Olson, Program Director — Partnering for School Success.
Educational Videos — Find research and practice-based content on trauma-sensitive practices, children’s mental health, and community partnerships.