Websites and Other Resources
The following information is provided as a resource and are not necessarily endorsed by the Nebraska Department of Education.
Johns Hopkins University
Site includes research and tools by Joyce Epstein and colleagues.
Harvard Family Research Project
The Harvard Family Research Project focuses on schools, families and communities. This website includes numerous articles and research-based tools for family and community engagement.
Transforming Schools Through Community Organization
Part of the Harvard Family Research Project, this website includes a research review about using community organizations to transform schools.
Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education
Part of the Harvard Family Research Project, this website provides information about family involvement in Early Childhood Education.
Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network
Practical research based on information from the nation’s leading universities. Contains links for parent/family; community; early childhood; school age; and teens.
United States Department of Education (USDE)
Website for the USDE. Site includes resources regarding a variety of parent and school topics.
Parent resource for information about NCLB
This website offers multiple tools for different types of parent engagement.
Parental Partnerships Facilitated by the Office of Civil Rights
This site provides case studies of partnerships that have been facilitated by the US office of Civil Rights.
The Search Institute
The Search Institute is a private organization whose focus is leadership, knowledge and resources to promote healthy children, youth and communities.
From the National Center for Family and Community Connections at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL). This website provides reviews of family-school partnerships which are based on the organization’s extensive database.