Engaging Parents, Developing Leaders

A Self-Assessment and Planning Tool for Nonprofits and Schools

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

August 9, 2016


This publication introduces an assessment and planning tool to help nonprofits evaluate their parent engagement efforts and chart a path toward deeper partnerships with parents and caregivers. The tool spans just eight pages, with accompanying text outlining how to use it, how to assess its results and what real-world strategies and programs are already in play — and working — to boost parent engagement. 

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Key Takeaway

Putting this tool into practice is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Using this tool involves three simple steps. Step 1: Gather at least five people from your organization. Step 2: As a group, answer questions in four key domains. Step 3: Assess your score and chart a path to improvement.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations