Family Engagement Lab

Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) engages, empowers and transforms families by providing the knowledge and the skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their students achieve their full potential.

 CASEL: Classroom Shared Agreements

Use these  Classroom Shared Agreements (and other lesson plans) from CASEL to create time to build the relationships that encourages learners to feel a sense of community- that they are “in this together”.

The COVID-19: Resilient Educator Toolkit

Share The COVID-19: Resilient Educator Toolkit from Resilient Educator with teachers and staff. The toolkit equips teachers with actionable strategies and advice to use immediately for themselves and in working with and supporting children, parents and families during these difficult times

Emotional Wellness Checklist

Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Download this NIH Emotional Wellness Checklist  which highlights evidence-based tips for living well and improving your mental health and emotional wellness. Share this practical tool with staff at the district and school level.

Why Schools Need to Normalize and Prioritize Students’ Mental Health

Read and share Why Schools Need to Normalize and Prioritize Students’ Mental Health, an article from Teach for America, for insights into mental health for students from low-income households and guidance on how educational leaders can better address their needs at the school and district level.

Back to School

Maximize opportunities and resources provided by the USDA, including new flexibilities allowed to meet school needs. • Access the Interactive Food Buying Guide • Watch this video on the School Nutrition and Cost Study • Download Offer versus Serve materials

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