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An Open Letter to Special Education Teachers About the Transformational Power of Family Engagement

April 27, 2017 12:00 PM
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Special education students have unique needs and authentic parent-teacher partnerships ensure they have positive learning experiences.

Engaging Families of Children with Autism: Here’s How One Team Allows Parent Voice to Guide Them

April 12, 2017 12:43 PM
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Anne Beers Elementary School has been in the Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) since 2012 and practices effective family engagement strategies that provide opportunities for families and teachers to partner so special education students have positive and effective learning experiences.

School Partnerships Coach and Former SpEd Teacher Offers Six Insights for Educators Engaging Families of Special Education Students

April 4, 2017 03:01 PM
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With a solid background in special education, this Autism Awareness Month John LaRue, School Partnerships Coach, explores six effective ways special education teachers can better engage families and support students to meet goals outlined in Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

DC Bilingual Extends Opportunities for Families Through Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs)

March 23, 2017 05:35 PM
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This week, we’ll take a look at how our partner school DC Bilingual is innovating around one of the most well-known family engagement practices in schools: Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTCs).

PRIDE in SLCs: Behind the Scenes with Jefferson Academy in D.C.

March 16, 2017 11:18 AM
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With this photo essay, we go behind the scenes at Jefferson Academy to share the impact of Student-Led Conferences (SLCs).

Up Close: Supporting the Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) Model

March 10, 2017 01:27 PM
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This week, we’ll begin to dive into the way our family engagement framework actually lives out in the work we do across the academic continuum, and specifically how we support the implementation of the Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) meeting model in our Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) schools.

Setting the Stage for Effective Family Engagement

March 2, 2017 02:49 PM
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Flamboyan defines effective family engagement as the partnership between educators and families that improves student outcomes.

Aspiring Principals Learn from FEP School Leaders Who Validate the Importance of Family Engagement

February 7, 2017 04:06 PM
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Principals from three of our Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) schools led a panel discussion exploring the benefits and impact of implementing effective family engagement strategies in their school community and culture.

Highlights of Flamboyan’s ‘BIG WINS’ in 2016

December 20, 2016 01:22 PM
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With a number of family engagement successes to date, here is a snapshot of the top ten achievements we are proud of from 2016.

In-Depth Family Interviews Shed Light on Effective Family Engagement

December 19, 2016 09:25 AM
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In this post, the Data and Evaluation team gives an overview of the findings and shares how authentic responses from families give us the foundation we need to ensure our family engagement practices efficiently benefit student learning and success.

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