School-to-Home Connection: Supporting Self-Regulation Development

Research has shown that self-regulation skills are the underlying proficiencies necessary for learning and success in school. These skills begin developing in early childhood and are fully developed into adulthood. Their development can be supported both at home and at school. In this session, we will discuss what self-regulation is as well as strategies and […]

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Evidence for Supporting and Engaging Families to Maximize Learning and Well-being

Investigating Teachers’ Collaboration with English Learner (EL) Families Dr. Kristen Perry, University of Kentucky Learn about two studies on professional development designed to enhance teachers’ ability to support EL students’ academic language and literacy development, to develop reciprocal relationships with EL families, and support family literacy among EL families and communities. Unconditional Cash and Family […]

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Partnering to Improve Family Engagement Processes

Deep partnerships at the state and local level have allowed the work of the Kentucky Statewide Family Engagement Center to thrive. Explore our state level processes, hear from local leaders and develop a list of actions to take with potential partners in your state or locality.

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Reawakening Community in Family Literacy Program

In 2021, a Family Literacy program radically reorganized, adopting a professional instructor model and holistic learning approach. We will share strategies for creating community among learners, instructors, coordinators, and partners. This change led to tripling enrollment, new partners and funding.

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Differentiating Parent Time Virtually

In this interactive session, participants will dive into Briya’s differentiated child development lesson plans through a jigsaw activity. Participants will identify how topics can be differentiated based on the ages of parents’ children and students’ L1 and identify Child Development topics for further discussion.

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