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Equity Partnerships
A Culturally Proficient Guide to Family, School, and Community Engagement

Foreword by Trudy Arriaga



December 2019 | 200 pages | Corwin
 
Foreword
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
Part I: The Basics of Cultural Proficiency and Engagement
 
Chapter 1: The Cultural Proficiency Framework: Tools for Family, School, and Community Engagement
Vignette: What is Your Strawberry Fields  
Overcoming the Barriers to Cultural Proficiency  
The Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency  
Reflection  
The Cultural Proficiency Continuum  
The Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency  
The Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Rubric  
Going Deeper Reflections  
Going Deeper Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking ahead: Chapter 2  
 
Chapter 2: The Why of Engagement
Vignette: Drumline  
Changing Times and Terminology  
Informed by Related Studies: From Strain to Inclusion  
Reflection  
Benefits of Partnering for All  
Family and Community Engagement and Link to Student Achievement  
Culturally Proficient Leadership and Engagement  
A Moral Imperative and Shared Responsibility for Creating Culturally Proficient  
Engagement  
Reflection  
Our Why  
Going Deeper Reflection  
Going Deeper Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking Ahead: Chapter 3  
 
Chapter 3: Historical, Legal, and Educational Bases Undergird the Moral Imperative: Educational Policy Supports for Inclusive Family, School, and Community Engagement
Family, School, and Community Engagement has Evolved Over Time  
20th Century and Beyond  
Reflection  
Federal and State Court Decisions and Legislative Actions that Foster Family, School, and Community Partnerships  
Educational Rationale for Family, School, and Community Engagement  
Important of Educational Research in Building Family, School, and Community Engagement in Diverse Communities  
Going Deeper Reflection  
Going Deeper Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking Ahead: Chapter 4  
 
Part II
 
Chapter 4: Cultural Proficiency Embraces Epstein, Constantino, Mapp & Kuttner
Cultural Proficiency’s Guiding Principles Provide a Moral Base for Essential Elements  
Using our Assets of Moral Authority, Reflection, and Dialogue  
Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency: Surfacing our Assumptions, Beliefs, and Values  
9 Key Questions for Reflection and Dialogue  
Reflection  
Being Intentional in Valuing Students’ Culture as Assets  
Valuing Leads to Doing  
Beginning with Families: A Theoretical Framework Model for Family, School, and Community Partnerships  
Constantino’s Logic Model for the Five Simple Principles  
Dual Capacity Building Framework  
The Seven C’s of Cultural Proficient Family, School, and Community Engagement  
Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking Ahead: Chapter 5  
 
Chapter 5: The 7 C’s of Engagement
Collaboration  
Reflection  
Communication  
Caring  
Culture  
Community  
Connectedness  
Collective Responsibility  
Reflection  
Summary  
Going Deeper Reflections  
Going Deeper Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking ahead: Chapter 6  
 
Part III: From Marginalization to Inclusion
Barriers to Cultural Proficiency  
Barriers to Family, School, and Community Engagement  
Reflection  
Vignette: A Day Visiting School  
Author’s Analysis  
Using the Family, School, and Community Engagement and Outreach Rubric  
Vignette: Santa Maria, California – Leading from the Strawberry Fields – the Back Story  
Author’s Analysis  
Using the Family, School, and Community Engagement and Outreach Rubric  
Vignette: An Event that has Never Been Forgotten  
Author’s Analysis  
Using the Family, School, and Community Engagement and Outreach Rubric  
Vignette: The School Shooting That Almost Was  
Author’s Analysis  
Using the Family, School, and Community Engagement and Outreach Rubric  
Going Deeper Reflection  
Going Deeper Dialogic Questions  
Summary  
Looking Ahead: Chapter 7  
Chapter 7: The Guiding Principles foster Essential Elements as Educator and School Actions  
 
Part IV: Commit to Action
 
Chapter 8: The 8th C – Commit to Action
Building Family and Community Capacity  
Reflection  
Using Pre-Assessments to Get Started  
Planning to Plan  
The 7 C’s (Remix)  
From Negative to Constructive  
Your Cultural Proficiency Family, School, and Engagement Plan  
Components of a Culturally Proficiency Family, School, and Community Engagement Plan  
Culturally Proficient Actions  
Reflection  
Summary  
Looking Ahead : Chapter 9  
 
Chapter 9: Resources: Culturally Proficient Planning for Inclusive Partnering and Capacity Building
Resources: Inclusive Partnering and Capacity Building Learning Strategies  
Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT)  
Parent-Teacher Home Visit Project  
Family Engagement Partnering Programs: Parent Universities and Institutes  
Parent Universities  
Parent Institutes  
Community-Based Organizing Efforts  
Resources: Technology Supported Strategies  
Resources: Practical Learning Strategies  
Reflection  
Summary  
Be Intentional About It  
 
Resource A: Book Study Guide
 
Resource B: Essential Questions
 
Resource C: Organizations
 
References
 
Index

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