Type 1: Parenting
Assist families with parenting and child-rearing skills, understanding child and adolescent development, and setting home conditions that support children as students at each age and grade level. Assist schools in understanding families.
Type 2: Communicating
Communicate with families about school programs and student progress through effective school-to-home and home-to-school communications.
Type 3: Volunteering
Improve recruitment, training, work, and schedules to involve families as volunteers and audiences at the school or in other locations to support students and school programs.
Type 4: Learning at Home
Involve families with their children in learning activities at home, including homework and other curriculum-linked activities and decisions.
Type 5: Decision Making
Include families as participants in school decisions, governance, and advocacy through PTA/PTO, school councils, communities, and other parent organizations.
Type 6: Collaborating with the Community
Coordinate resources and services for families, students, and the school with businesses, agencies, and other groups and provide services to the community.