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					                                Parent Survey of Parent Involvement

Please look over the types of involvement parents can participate in. Write in the circles the activities
we currently have that you would like our school to continue to provide and ideas for new activities under
each heading. If you are not sure which category to put an idea, put it anywhere. You can leave any
category blank if you can’t think of an activity.


                                                 Parenting
                                           Parent Ed on safety,
                                           nutrition, referral
                                           services…




        Collaborating with                                                      Communicating
         the Community                                                        Back-n-forth notes,
       Organize community                                                     parent-teacher
       meeting, home visits…                                                  conferences…




                                               Family
                                                School
                                             Community
                                             Partnerships


         Decision-Making                                                          Volunteering
       Representation on                                                      Reading to class, lead
       parent board, account-                                                 an activity…
       ability committee…




                                              Home Learning
                                           Help child with
                                           homework, listen to
                                           child read daily…



Comments, Questions and Other Ideas:

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                      Developed by The Colorado Parent Information and Resource Center
                   Joyce Epstein‘s Six Types of Parent Involvement
TYPE 1
PARENTING
Help all families establish home environments to support children as students.

TYPE 2
COMMUNICATING
Design effective forms of school-to-home and home-to-school communications about school programs and
children's progress.

TYPE 3
VOLUNTEERING
Recruit and organize parent help and support in the classroom.

TYPE 4
LEARNING AT HOME
Provide information and ideas to families about how to help students at home with homework and other
curriculum-related activities, decisions, and planning.

TYPE 5
DECISION MAKING
Include parents in school decisions, developing parent leaders and representatives.

TYPE 6
COLLABORATING WITH COMMUNTY
Identify and integrate resources and services from the community to strengthen school programs, family
practices, and student learning and development.



Joyce L. Epstein, Ph.D., et. al.
Johns Hopkins University
http://www.csos.jhu.edu/p2000/sixtypes.htm
3505 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-3843




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