Partnering for School Success
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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.
Education: Our Best Legacy — Explore the school success program intended to be delivered by Spanish-speaking educators to Latino parents or caregivers with middle school-aged children.
Hmong Families and Schools Promoting Students’ Success — Learn how the Education: Our Best Legacy program is being adapted for use with Hmong families.
Parenting for School Success: A Guide for Parents — Access this handbook which gives parents practical ideas on supporting school success.
Partnering for School Success Take and Teach Lessons — Find short lesson plans that can be used with parents to help them better support their children's education
Partnering for School Success CYFAR Project (PSS CYFAR) — Get more information about the Partnering for School Success CYFAR project that focuses on Latino families.
More About the Project — Learn about the focus groups research with different cultural groups, and the development of the Partnering for School Success project.
Project Timeline — Get an overview of some important developments in the Partnering for School Success project.
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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.