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High Quality Pre Kinder Family Engagement Plan

Fort Sam Houston Elementary

High Quality PreK Family Engagement Plan 


INTRODUCTION: Family Engagement Statement:

At Fort Sam Houston Elementary, family engagement is not just a concept; it is a fundamental part of our mission. We exist to serve the military child and their families, recognizing and honoring the unique challenges they face. As a community of lifelong learners, we celebrate individual differences, diversity, and talent, fostering a culture of inclusivity and respect. We firmly believe that a safe and caring environment is essential for the emotional and social well-being of our students. Every member of our school community, whether a teacher or a leader, plays a pivotal role in shaping the future generation. We are dedicated to inspiring our students to reach their highest potential, providing them with engaging, challenging, and meaningful learning experiences. Through our collective efforts, we equip our students with the character, competence, and creativity needed to become future leaders in their own right.


HB3-HQPK Family Engagement Plan Overview

Goal

Strategies

Persons Responsible

Goal #1:

Facilitate Family to Family Support

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) program creates a safe and

caring environment where families can connect

and learn from each other and, participate in educational

opportunities to support their children:


  • Meet and Greet Family Event
  • PK Meet the Teacher
  • Parent Room/PTO Volunteer opportunities
  • Annual Field Trip 
  • Apple Pie with Admin.
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Fall Festival
  • Celebrations Around the World
  • Annual Movie Night
  • Spring Picnic
  • STEAM Night
  • Fun Run/Annual Fundraiser
  • Field Day
  • Stepping Up Ceremony
  • Fire Prevention Week

Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

PK Para -educators

Instructional Coach

Specials Teachers

PTO

Goal #2:

Establish a Network of Community Resources 

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) program builds strategic partnerships with community based agencies and supports tailored to meet the needs of our PK families:


  • Military Family Life Counseling
  • Director of Safety
  • School Resource Officers
  • Student Support Services
    • Multi Tiered Systems of Supports
    • Response to Intervention
    • Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Special Education
    • Emergent Bilingual
    • Gifted and Talented Programs
  • Connection events with child care (United Way)
  • Month of the Military Child/Purple Up
  • Rey Feo/King Antonio/Fiesta Royalty Visit
  • Fort Sam Houston Back to School Bash
  • Communication:  Weekly Campus Bulletin Smore
  • Remind
  • Home/School Folders
  • Website

Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

Instructional Coach

Goal #3

Increased Family Engagement in Decision Making 

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) program offers the following variety of opportunities for parents to participate in:


  • Campus Improvement Plan
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • PTO
  • Sharing Assessment Data (3 times a year)
  • District Education Improvement Council (DEIC)
  • Campus Education Improvement Council (CEIC)
  • Limited Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC)

Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

Instructional Coach

Goal #4

Equip Families with Educational Resources 

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) program offers opportunities to enhance learning beyond the classroom:


Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

Instructional Coach

Goal #5

Develop staff skills in evidence- based practices that support families.

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) staff attend trainings including but not limited to: 


  • Circle Progress Monitoring
  • Data Analysis (Circle BOY, MOY, EOY)
  • Ongoing Staff Professional Learning
    • Frog Street
    • CLI
    • Conscious Discipline
    • Campus based PL
    • Weekly PLCs
  • Revised PK Guidelines
  • CLI classroom environment checklist
  • Staff Pre-Service 
  • New Teacher Induction

Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

Instructional Coach

Goal #6

Ongoing Evaluation of Family Engagement Plan for Continuous Improvement

Our FSHISD Prekindergarten (PK) program seek feedback from families in our continuous improvement cycle:


  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Meet the Teacher
  • PK Orientation
  • Feedback from school events
  • Quarterly Principal’s Coffee

Principal

Assistant Principals

Counselors

PK Teachers

Instructional Coach


CONCLUDING PARAGRAPH

In conclusion, the Fort Sam Houston Independent School District uses this Family Engagement Plan to  promote shared responsibility to increase and enhance the collaboration of district staff with parents. Together, as a school community, we will continue to work hand in hand to inspire, educate, and nurture the next generation of leaders with character, competence, and creativity.