Toolkit of Resources for Engaging Families and the Community as Partners in Education

To be effective, communication must go beyond simply translating newsletters and e-blasts into a variety of languages. It is critical to consider the education and reading level of families, the delivery method, access to technology, culturally responsive language and representation in the messages themselves. Download this tool from Institute of Education Sciences and REL to help  build a cultural …

Wallace Summer Learning Toolkit

Students who attend at least 20 days of summer learning experience academic benefits. Develop effective recruitment materials and attendance systems with the Wallace Summer Learning Toolkit to ensure that students benefit.   

School Climate Improvement: Resource Package

To improve school and district climates, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments’ School Climate Improvement Resource Package includes resources to meet a range of needs among those who are interested in improving school climate.   Districts may also choose to implement the School Climate Survey.  

Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecards

The Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecards, designed by the NYU Metro Center, help parents, teachers, students and community members determine the extent to which their schools’ curricula are (or are not) culturally responsive.  

High-Dosage Tutoring: Recruiting, Selecting and Training Guides

Choosing the right people for the job is critical: tutors’ values should align with your own and tutors’ skills should be suited to their work.  This toolkit has strategies and tools for tutors for recruiting, selecting and training tutors.