Contents note continued: Sample State Leadership Plan for School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Leadership and Facilitation Strategies for District and State Leaders of Partnerships -- Sample Pledges, Compacts, or Contracts -- 8.Implement Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) -- TIPS Interactive Homework -- TIPS Volunteers in Social Studies and Art -- How to Implement Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) Processes -- Sample TIPS Interactive Homework Activities -- Sample TIPS Social Studies and Art Presentation -- 9.Evaluate Your Partnership Program -- Measure of School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Evaluate Partnership Programs: Critical Considerations -- Built-in Evaluations of Program Quality -- Simple to Complex Evaluations -- Evaluating Results of Partnerships -- Surveys on School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Annual Evaluation of Activities---Form G-Goals -- Annual Evaluation of Activities---Form T-Types.Contents note continued: Small Group Activities for Workshops -- Workshop Warm-Up -- Starting Points: An Inventory of Present Practices -- Jumping Hurdles -- Reach a Goal for Student Success Using the Six Types of Involvement -- Whole Group Discussion: How Can Your School Organize an Action Team for Partnerships? -- One-Year Action Plan for Partnerships---Form G-Goals -- One-Year Action Plan for Partnerships---Form T-Types -- Workshop Evaluations -- 6.Strengthen Partnership Programs in Middle and High Schools -- Improving School, Family, and Community Partnerships in Middle and High Schools -- Predictors and Effects of Family Involvement in High Schools -- A Goal-Linked Approach to Partnership Programs in Middle and High Schools -- Middle and High School Examples for a One-Year Action Plan -- Why Partnerships Are Important in Middle and High Schools -- Special Considerations for Middle and High Schools -- 7.Strengthen District and State Leadership for Partnerships --Contents note continued: Tools for District Leaders -- Tools for State Leaders -- Tools for District, Organization, and State Leaders -- Awareness Session. Then and Now: New Directions for Programs of Family and Community Engagement for Student Success -- Leadership Plan for Partnerships: Template for Districts and States -- Standards for Excellent Partnership Programs -- District and State Leadership for School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Lead and Succeed: An Inventory of District Leadership and Facilitation Strategies for Partnerships -- District Leadership Roles -- District Leadership Checklist -- Sample District Leadership Plan for School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- What Do Facilitators Do? -- District Facilitators' Tasks at the Start of the School Year -- States Lead and Succeed: An Inventory for Leadership on Partnerships -- State Leadership Roles -- State Leadership Checklist --Contents note continued: Who Are the Members of the Action Team for Partnerships? -- ATP Committee Structure and Leaders -- First ATP Meeting of the School Year -- Communication Ground Rules -- What Do Successful Action Teams for Partnerships Do? -- Annual Review of Team Processes -- 4.Conduct Workshops -- One-Day Team-Training Workshop -- Components of a One-Day Team-Training Workshop -- Planning an End-of-Year Celebration Workshop -- 5.Select Materials for Presentations and Workshops -- Presentations and Handouts -- Theoretical Model: Overlapping Spheres of Influence -- The Keys to Successful School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Summary Charts for Six Types of Involvement: Practices, Challenges, and Results -- Reaching Results for Students -- Elementary School Examples for a One-Year Action Plan -- Action Teams for Partnerships Structures -- Members of the Action Team for Partnerships -- How Does an ATP Differ from a School Improvement Team? --Includes bibliographical references and index.Machine generated contents note: 1.A Comprehensive Framework -- 1.1.School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Caring for the Children We Share -- 1.2.School-Community Partnerships: The Little Extra That Makes a Big Difference -- 1.3.Improving Student Outcomes with School, Family, and Community Partnerships: A Research Review -- 2.Use the Framework to Reach School Goals---Stories from the Field -- Six Types of Involvement to Improve School Climate and Student Success -- School Stories: Type 1-Parenting -- School Stories: Type 2-Communicating -- School Stories: Type 3-Volunteering -- School Stories: Type 4-Learning at Home -- School Stories: Type 5-Decision Making -- School Stories: Type 6-Collaborating with the Community -- 3.Take an Action Team Approach -- Organizing an Effective Action Team for Partnerships: Questions and Answers -- Ten Steps to Success: School-Based Programs of School, Family, and Community Partnerships -- Checklist: Are You Ready? --Previous edition: 2009.