Pine Tree Primary School

Family Engagement Plan

  • Create a safe and respectful environment to ensure opportunities for continuous participation in events where families can learn from each other such as:

    • Coordinate parenting classes with  a curriculum night to help parents know how to work with their children at home
    • PTA Meetings and Events
    • Volunteer Opportunities on campus and on field trips
    • Fall and Spring Family Nights
    • Pre K Day at the Park with Families
    • Primary Informational Fair for new students
    • Meet the Teacher

  • Develop a digital parenting resource center using Vroom and Seesaw Learning Journal Apps

    Provide information to bilingual parents about local English classes

    Latino Family Literacy Project

    Parent Resource Guide provided by Longview Chamber of Commerce

    Establishing and maintaining partnerships with businesses, faith-based organizations, and community agencies:

    • Texas Home Visiting: HIPPY – Home Instruction for parent of Preschool Youngsters Program, Parents as Teachers
    • East Texas Literacy Council
    • Wellness Pointe
    • Kool Smiles Dental
    • Community Connections
    • Junior League School Supply Train
    • East Texas Food Bank Backpack program
    • Buckner Family Services
    • Junior League
    • Sylvan
    • Faith Flip
    • Lions Club
    • Artsview Children’s Theater
    • Mobberly Baptist Church
    • Therapy 2000
    • Kona Ice of Longview
    • Boys and Girls Club
    • Longview First Assembly Church
    • Seesaw Children’s Place
  • Collaborate with parents to set goal for their students

    Goal setting during Fall and Spring Parent Conferences

    Using the Seesaw Parent Journal to facilitate two-way communication

  • Weekly Newsletter with tools to enhance and extend learning

    Informational books and pamphlets will be sent home concerning child development best practices

    Vroom parenting resource

    CLI School Readiness Book

    Getting Ready for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten information bags

    Provide take home readers/library books and activities to encourage parent and student learning together

    Family Access to Skyward Grading System

    Parent Communication in English and Spanish

    Book Fair Family Nights

  • Conduct parent survey to evaluate family engagement efforts

    Offer students and parents a chance to visit the school in advance of pre kindergarten school year

    Primary Informational Fair for new students

    Title 1 Parent Information Night