Pre-K Matters

Pre-K Family Engagement Plan

Goose Creek CISD will create a partnership between our PreK families, schools, and community. One of our core values is to provide a collaborative community and parental involvement, and this plan helps us achieve that goal.

Facilitate Family-to-Family Support

 

Support May Include:

  • Meet the Teacher

  • Open House, and Family Nights

  • Book Fair

  • Parent Conferences

  • Parent Volunteer Opportunities

 

Establish a Network of Community Resources

 

Resources May Include:

  • Backpack Buddies

  • Child Find

  • Child Nutrition Information

  • Immunization Information

  • Toys for Tots

  • Translators

  • Home Visits

  • Community Youth Specialists and Campus Student Support Specialist assistance

 

Increase Family Participation in Decision-Making

 

Opportunities May Include:

  • Campus site based decision making committee

  • District based parent committees

  • LPAC parent representative

  • IEP Meetings

 

Equip Families with Tools to Enhance and Extend Learning

 

Tools May Include:

  • Parent nights

  • Parent conferences

  • Home visits

  • Emails

  • Home learning resources

  • Screener data

  • Campus website and social media

  • Book fair

  • Weekly folders

 

Develop Staff Skills in Evidence-Based Practices that Support Families in Meeting Their Child’s Learning Benchmarks

 

Opportunities May Include:

  • Ongoing professional development for all staff in the area of cultural responsiveness

  • Develop staff skills to support families in meeting their goals

  • Gain an understanding of early intervention services and community resources to support family inquiries and needs

 

Evaluate Family Engagement Efforts and Use Evaluations for Continuous Improvement

 

Evaluations May Include:

  • End of Year Survey

  • Feedback after family nights

  • Sign in sheets from events

  • Home visit logs