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Building Stronger Connections Webinar Series: Engaging Families and Communities: Building Stronger Connections - Shared screen with speaker view
Loredana Valtierra
24:56
The Department is inviting applicants to apply for the Mental Health Service Professionals Program by January 27th, visit here for more: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/11/28/2022-25824/applications-for-new-awards-mental-health-service-professional-demonstration-grant-program
Loredana Valtierra
25:53
See your State’s Stronger Connections allocation here: https://oese.ed.gov/files/2022/09/FY2022-BSCA-SCG-Allocation-Table.pdf
Loredana Valtierra
26:23
The Department had three key recommendations to States and school districts in implementing Stronger Connections funds. See the letter to State chiefs here: https://oese.ed.gov/files/2022/09/BSCA-Stronger-Connections-DCL_9.12_signed.pdf
Loredana Valtierra
27:11
See the BSCA Stronger Connections FAQs here: https://oese.ed.gov/files/2022/11/BSCA_Stonger_Connections_FAQs_11-2022-FINAL.pdf
Loredana Valtierra
28:06
The dual capacity framework provides best practices based on research, learn more by visiting https://www.dualcapacity.org/framework-in-depth/the-challenge
Loredana Valtierra
36:34
Giving families the opportunity to meaningfully engage can be done at the grassroot level, more information from a local organization on how to train parents and families to become advocates can be found here: https://www.gwinnettstopp.org/initiatives/parent-leadership-institute/
Loredana Valtierra
42:22
Here is a step by step guide on how to evaluate, improve, and encourage strong community and family partnerships: https://drc.casel.org/promote-sel-for-students/family-and-community-partnerships/process/
Kayla Patrick
44:03
We will take questions from the audience so please use the Q&A function to ask questions.
Loredana Valtierra
51:10
Home visits can improve student achievement, attendance, behavior and be a tool to engage families and provide them with the resources and supports they need when they need them. Some districts are using ARP dollars for nurse and social worker liaisons. Learn more about best practices here: https://safesupportivelearning.ed.gov/resources/impacts-home-visits-students-district-columbia-public-schoolshttps://pthvp.org/
Kayla Patrick
01:00:28
Friendly reminder to add questions for our panelists to the Q&A box.
Loredana Valtierra
01:09:06
Accessibility is key! Ensure families have access to first-hand, real-time information in multiple languages. This may include purchasing Language Translation Transmitters and contracting communications specialists to share multilingual information with families and communities on resources available in the district.
Kayla Patrick
01:19:54
The Department is hosting a webinar on math and literacy visit here for more: https://web.cvent.com/event/579980ba-b778-4138-936b-4a1a9f37f3a2/summary?locale=en-US&tm=fOvX3Gs62nfbgRgvVwZGu_as1vuCfuKqx-7-inD2C68
Loredana Valtierra
01:24:31
Please register for our second webinar here: https://ed-gov.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_0KsCr4xtTBaNmspqMNc4bQ