Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Family Engagement Resources

Family Engagement Categories

Linked to Learning

Aligns to achievement goals (outlined in AAP)


Establishes relationships of trust and respect


Builds the intellectual, social and human capital of stakeholders


Learns in groups; focuses on building communities and networks


Provides time to learn and practice

Distance Learning Adaptable

These strategies can be adapted and used during distance learning to support in engaging families

Star Ratings

Families were asked to rate each activity on a scale from 1-5 based on:

  • Whether the event seemed beneficial
  • Was this an event you would like to see at your school

Suggestions were provided on how to improve these events from our Family Action Committee (FAC). Their ideas were incorporated into the events below.

Family Engagement Catalog



To engage and collaborate with families to support building leadership, capacity and knowledge around school systems, programs, curriculum, technology, math strategies, social-emotional learning, family partnership, common core, etc. Provides an opportunity to ask the principal and assistant principal questions.



Create positive experiences for families that bring them into the school and classrooms to support the development of parents as partners with the school; Teach parents how to integrate visual art practices into their practice.



Provides specific opportunities for parents to learn and strengthen their abilities to support students learning and growth at school, at home, and our Kindergarten community

Builds home to school connections where families feel supported by school staff

Provides tools to directly apply strategies and information to better support their child's needs (personal connections). 

Differentiated materials/resources given to families to take home.