Parent Involvement and Community Engagement is essential to the development and academic success of today’s students. Fortunately, every community has a pool of civic minded community members that have the passion and availability to volunteer their time, talents and resources however, many community members lack the knowledge of HOW they can help.
An important component to successfully educating EVERY child relies on school leadership’s understanding of how to bring resources from the community into the school building by welcoming, encouraging, and developing partnerships with families, businesses, and community-based organizations.
Generation Text Online’s mission is to provide school leadership with a framework to foster a strong school community by facilitating a system in which students, educators, parents, businesses, community-based organizations and the larger community can partake in organized service learning opportunities throughout the school year. This 21st Century approach is designed to support every student in succeeding by developing a parent and community engagement component to their education. Building a school community with strong family and community ties is a powerful tool that can be duplicated and implemented in each school building within the district. The goal of this framework is to provide each school administrator with a road map to involve and engage the larger community in order to support the district’s K-12 students academically, socially and emotionally.
Generation Text Online provides the training, logistical resources, coaching and ongoing support to parents and community members who are excited about volunteering in their community. The success and sustainability of the Parent Involvement and Community Engagement component relies on Gen Text’s ongoing commitment to educate participants on how to best support this generation of children and adolescents as they face challenges of the twenty-first century.
The design of this program is to provide each school leader with a 3 year implementation plan and the tools to develop a sustainable framework to be implemented each school year. Generation Text Online effectively supports school administrators with the framework and the resources for welcoming, encouraging, and developing partnerships with families, businesses, and community-based organizations. Our mission is to empower school leadership with the tools to access the community in order to help EVERY child succeed! These relationships will not only support every child to succeed academically but will provide students with college and career readiness skills and equip them to solve problems, resolve conflict, be resilient and be able to self-advocate. We invite you to allow Generation Text Online to support your schools in order to allow every student to achieve success and to become a confident, productive member of a pluralistic, global society!