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Junior High Parental Involvement Policy

2022-2023 Pleasanton JUNIOR HIGH Parent Engagement Policy

• Provide information to parents on State academic standards, local academic assessments, requirements of the parent and family engagement program, how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children

• Provide materials and training to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement, such as literacy training and using technology

• Teacher, students, and parents will share high expectations for behavior and academic performance and retain open dialogue


• Help to improve positive feedback with parents through effective two-way communication among schools, teachers, families, and community members

• Emphasize the importance of strong family engagement

• Share school expectations for students, parents, and community

• Develop a plan for various parent communication methods; (i.e., newsletters, parent links, social media, and websites, to distribute information to parents)

• Have several mechanisms for gathering opinions from parents, students, and teachers

• Communicate at least one time a year about the school’s achievement data


• Organize and support family and community members in their efforts to support the school and its students.

• Survey potential volunteers to gather feedback for important topics

• Appoint a volunteer leader

• Offer a variety of times to volunteer at school functions

• Offer training to parents and train parents to become mentors


• Help families assist their children with homework

• Make parent support at home an important topic

• Encourage parents to be active participants for learning at home

• Have family reading, math, and science nights at school

• Provide homework support and online information that enables parents to assist children with homework

• Utilize school website to communicate about homework learning resources

• Offer at least one parent teacher meeting each semester

• Have ongoing communication at all grade levels to discuss student progress


• Include families and community members as partners in school decisions

• Make decisions after surveying comprehensive data

• Recognize parents for their efforts


• Unite efforts and programs to provide services for families, students, school, and community

• Invite businesses and community organizations (i.e., non-profits, churches, and community outreach groups) to school events

• Publicly acknowledge partnerships and support from community organizations.

• Get feedback and ideas to improve outreach to families

• Ask all who participate in meetings to evaluate progress and identify obstacles