Family Partnerships at Seattle Public Schools
Family Partnerships is a capacity building department whose purpose is to is to support the district and schools to effectively build strong family partnerships and advocacy to improve student success and school culture through 3 key bodies of work: coaching, consulting, and professional development.
We work to serve:
- Parent and Family Groups
- School Leaders
- Community Groups
- Community-based Organizations
- District Staff
Four Pillars of Family Engagement
- Share Power and Responsibility
- Facilitating Positive Interactions
- Welcoming Environments
- Two-Way Communication
Family engagement work is done through the Dual Capacity Building Framework and Seattle Public Schools’ 6 standards of family engagement.