Research continues to provide evidence for the importance of parental engagement in a child's learning. It is consistent and the message is clear:
Parental Engagement = Higher Student Success!
The Parent Education Network, Wyoming State PIRC, provides information and assistance, at no cost, Click for our Family-School Partnership Brochure to schools and families to increase parental engagement with the ultimate of increased student achievement. If you are interested in working with us to boost your engagement, contact us today!
Different types of assistance PEN offers:
- Technical Assistance: PEN staff will offer hands-on assistance to schools to customize a plan for parent engagement. School leaders decide the level of intensity each school and families are ready for. We bring the framework and help schools get it started!
- Family-School Partnership Contracts: PEN targets Title 1 schools, or those not having made Adequate Yearly Progress, by offering contracts to local parent-teacher groups (PTAs/PTOs). These contracts help parent-teacher groups plan, coordinate and facilitate activities in their own schools that actively engage parents in linking school work and learning at home.
- Outreach Parent Liaison: PEN has staff in 6 different regions across the state to support and assist schools and families. Called Outreach Parent Liaisons, their purpose is to provide a parent perspective and local voice to school teams, family groups and community resources, and to help build partnerships that bridge all together.