serving families and educators in appalachia

A website that offers family engagement inspiration to those who support and educate children.

Reaching Children from Cradle to Career

Children thrive when families and schools partner together.

When the adults in a child’s life form partnerships, they can positively impact education, schools and communities.

At Partners for Appalachian Families, you will find information that helps to inform those relationships. Please explore articles, videos, and events that promote family and school engagement within Kentucky’s Appalachian region.

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For Families

Find information about family fun, building partnerships, student and parent leadership and more.

For Educators

Browse here to find resources about family engagement best practices, research, and ideas.

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Newest Family Engagement Resources

New Opportunity School for Women

NOSW works with low-income Appalachian women who are ready to build stable and fulfilling lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Once a year, NOSW, Inc. offers a FREE, two-week educational residency to Appalachian women. Starting in 2017, NOSW, Inc. began hosting non-residential, three-day programs at partner sites throughout the region. Find out more

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The Junior Guide

Now is the time most high school juniors start their college admissions process in earnest. But…where to begin? Sara Harberson has created a series of comprehensive monthly worksheets especially for second semester juniors to lay the groundwork, stay on track, and get motivated for college admissions!   Each month, from now until June, complete your

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Family Scholar House

We believe in the power of education to change lives, families and communities. We believe in second chances and fresh starts. We believe in the resilience of the human spirit. We believe that our past is part of us but does not define us. And, we believe in the wonderful single parents and young adults

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Kentucky Standards (Kindergarten)

Esta guía se hizo para ayudar a las familias a comprender los estándares académicos de Kentucky y para mostrar el aprendizaje que los niños alcanzarán al terminar el jardín de niños. https://education.ky.gov/curriculum/standards/kyacadstand/Documents/Kindergarten_KAS_Family_Guide_Spanish.pdf

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The Commonwealth Institute of Parent Leadership (CIPL)

The Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (CIPL) is a continuum of engagement and leadership development for families, schools and communities to increase academic success of Kentucky students and progress of Kentucky’s public schools. Powerful partnerships are achieved, when active champions for education honor and recognize the connection between families and schools, as a core strategy

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