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2-hr Family Engagement Toolbox Training


Building Bridges Between Home and School

Revolutionize your school's family engagement and elevate student outcomes with the guidance of Project Appleseed's President and Founder, Kevin Walker. Our flexible professional development options, offered through Zoom sessions, allow you to schedule 2-hour training sessions tailored to your school's specific needs.

Transform your approach to parent engagement with our Family Engagement Toolbox. Designed for schools that want to mobilize family engagement and empower parents in their child's education, this program is a must-have. Each toolbox includes a personalized Parent Engagement Pledge and Parent Engagement Report Card, branded with your school's logo. Our research-based and effective model not only meets district, state and Title I ESSA mandates, but also helps schools organize parent responsibility for optimal results. Don't miss out on this opportunity to invest in your school's success for only $1,250.00! (Family Engagement Toolbox sold separately.)


The benefits of a two-hour Family Engagement Toolbox Training include:

  • Improved communication and collaboration between families and schools: The training can provide strategies and tools for effectively communicating and working together to support children's learning and development.

  • Increased involvement of families in their children's education: The training may encourage and empower families to take an active role in their children's education and advocate for their needs.

  • Enhanced understanding of the importance of high-impact family engagement​: The training may help participants understand the impact that family engagement can have on children's academic and social-emotional development, as well as their overall well-being.

  • Greater sense of community and support: The training may foster a sense of community and support among families and school staff, leading to a more positive and inclusive learning environment.

  • Improved outcomes for children: Research has shown that family engagement is positively correlated with children's academic achievement and success in school. A training in family engagement may help to improve outcomes for children by strengthening the connection between families and schools.

Family Engagement Toolbox Training 

All Schools, Virtual Two Hours: $1,250.00

Join us in fostering a culture of enthusiastic and effective family engagement. Enroll in Project Appleseed’s Family Engagement Toolbox Training today to transform your school's community and drive student success!


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of parent & family engagement.

  • Identify the essential aspects of parent engagement in schools.

  • Identify resources for assessing and promoting parent engagement in the Family Engagement Toolbox.

Project Appleseed's Six Slices of Family Engagement

Parent Partnership Tools

1. Evaluation and Feedback: Our Traveling Workshop uses surveys to assess your school's current beliefs and practices regarding parent engagement. This helps determine if you have the necessary mindset for effective planning. Participants engage in discussions led by Kevin Walker about their school’s family engagement efforts.


2. Strategies for Engaging Families: Learn specific strategies and actions to increase parent engagement in school activities. This publication is adapted from resources provided by the National PTA, Centers for Disease Control CDC, and other experts in health, education, and family involvement.


3. Parent Activity Handbook: This comprehensive guide offers 100 standards-aligned activities designed to foster collaboration between schools, families, and communities. It includes practical strategies for welcoming new families, effective communication, supporting student success, advocating for every child, sharing decision-making power, and collaborating with the community.


Project Appleseed Certification: Distinguish yourself as a leader in parent engagement by earning our certification, demonstrating your ability to navigate complex challenges.​​



Online Portal for Family Engagement: Access a wealth of resources at, including articles, videos, and toolkits to support your engagement efforts.

Toolbox Training Program Agenda

Introduction                               10 min

Connecting                                       20 min

Title I Family Engagement

Engaging                                    60 min

Six Slices of Family Engagement

Family Engagement Toolbox

Parent Engagement Pledge

Parent Engagement Report Card

Signature Events


Sustaining                                        30 min 

10 Step Family Engagement Plan

  • Unlock the full potential of parent engagement in your school community with the Family Engagement Toolbox. With tailored metrics for success, this program is the key to empowering parents and improving student outcomes.

  • Elevate your parent engagement game with an overview of the Six Slices of Parental Involvement and expert guidance on how to effectively engage parents. Our custom solutions cater to the specific needs of your school or district.

  • Maximize the impact of Title I parental involvement by utilizing our resources to plan and evaluate your Title I Program.

  • Take your learning to the next level with our complimentary virtual follow-up session led by Kevin Walker. The 30-60 minute Zoom or phone meeting is meant to reinforce what is learned in the Toolbox Training.

  • Reserve at least 30 days ahead.

Download Project Appleseed's guide, "Family Engagement Professional Development," for more information here.

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