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    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

    Read more about Four Pillars of Family Engagement.
    4 Pillars Updated

    Family engagement work is done through the Dual Capacity Building Framework and Seattle Public Schools' 6 standards of family engagement. To find out more about this work, please visit our family engagement pillars page