SST 7’s Family and Community Corner is designed to provide resources and supports for families, community members, and school personnel to optimize teaching and learning for all learners. Use the red menu on the left to navigate to these resources. If you can’t find what you are looking for or have a question, please contact SST 7 for support by using the contact information to the right.
Family Engagement Recognition Day
On May 11, 2022, SST 7 held their annual Family Engagement Recognition Day (FERD). FERD is a time to celebrate students with disabilities who have made significant gains in their academic and/or non-academic pursuits and the educators who support them.
Award winners from Dowds Elementary in Shelby City Schools
To view session videos from the 2022 Family Engagement Recognition Day, follow this link
Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center
The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center at The Ohio State University is a leader in the field of family, school, and community engagement. Located at the Center on Education and Training for Employment, a translational research center within the College of Education and Human Ecology, the Center’s website is full of resources for families and educators looking to improve family-school-community partnership for students’ success.
National Network of Partnership Schools
“Based on more than three decades of research on parental involvement, family engagement, and community partnerships, NNPS’s tools, guidelines, and action team approach may be used by all elementary, middle, and high schools to increase involvement and improve student learning and development,” explains Dr. Joyce L. Epstein, Founder and Director of NNPS. NNPS also guides district leaders to help their schools develop goal-oriented programs of family involvement and community connections, and to meet Title I requirements for parent involvement. Check out our NNPS work by navigating to the link in the menu.
Ohio Department of Education
The Ohio Department of Education is a government administrative agency that oversees and supports education in the state of Ohio. The Ohio Department of Education provides official information and resources about Pre-K – 12 education in Ohio.