Engaging Families in Out-of-School Time Programs Toolkit
This toolkit summarizes best practice tools and strategies for fostering family engagement in Out-of-School Time (OST) programs. Developed by BOSTnet years ago based on a four-year initiative aimed at improving youth outcomes through family involvement, this classic tool is still relevant today. It offers a way to self-assess program level of family engagement, as well as strategies and tips for developing and implementing an action plan.
Supportive Learning Environment
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Involvement and decision making
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion