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

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Family Engagement Resources

Family Engagement Categories

Linked to Learning

Aligns to achievement goals (outlined in AAP)

Relational

Establishes relationships of trust and respect

Developmental

Builds the intellectual, social and human capital of stakeholders

Collaborative

Learns in groups; focuses on building communities and networks

Interactive

Provides time to learn and practice

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

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Objective:

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.

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Objective: 

Focuses on building the community around the school and making relationships with parents.

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Objective: 

Create a positive experience 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.

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Objective: 

To build relations and literacy between students, families and the school. Supports families in feeling welcomed and valued in their student's classroom.

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Objective: 

Create positive experiences for families that bring them to school and into classrooms. Grandparents are introduced to the teacher and the student’s classroom, and then have lunch with their grandchild.