Components of Family Engagement
Youth and family engagement in the transition process are important components in successful transition. Family engagement is a powerful, positive mechanism that supports youth resiliency and has a significant impact on student success.
Family Engagement in Secondary Transition Planning
Educators have a responsibility to ensure that families are active participants in the transition process.
Family Information Sharing Activities
Practices that provide family members with information and resources to make informed decisions as their student plans for life after high school.
Support and rest for family members so they can take a break from the demands of everyday life while ensuring youth are safe and cared for.
Peer to Peer Family Support
Sharing experiences and relevant information for future planning, with other youth and family members, through networking, invited speakers, and local task forces.
What Does Family Engagement Do For Secondary Transition Planning?
When families are involved in the planning process