Family School Partnerships

Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) Family Engagement Definition Family Engagement is the deliberate, systematic inclusion of families in all activities and programs that promote and reinforce children’s learning, development and wellness in multiple settings. It is based on respectful relationship and collaborative communication between schools and families that embrace families as equal partners, advocates and decision makers for their student.

WDE Family Engagement Vision – Family Engagement is practiced as an essential strategy for improving student learning and behavior and advancing equity for all students.

WDE Family Engagement Mission – To provide training, resources, guidance and support for districts and their schools to promote and implement systemic, sustainable Family Engagement policies and practices.