Creating a welcoming, positive school climate with the commitment of the entire school community. School is welcoming, inclusive and respectful.
a. Schools develop and engender trust, enthusiasm and common identity within the school community.
b. School staff proactively involves and values all cultural and racial groups, and staff view difference as strengths upon which to build.
c. Schools host a variety of events and activities for community members around academic engagement and social‐emotional growth of students and adults.
This workshop will being with a rationale for structuring school environments so that they are welcoming of families and encourage family involvement. During breakout sessions, specific strategies will be presented, with obstacles explored, and solutions presented. It will culminate in a list of creative and effective ideas that participants can immediately implement within their schools.
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Translation: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu
, Haitian Creole
, and Urdu