Bloomington Public Schools believes parents and guardians play an important and necessary role in their children's education. The family engagement team works to strengthen the partnership between families and schools.
Goals of Family Engagement
Provide parents with a better understanding of the public education system.
Build relationships with parents, schools and staff to increase the level of family involvement in students’ education and parents’ participation in school decisions.
Offer creative ways for parents to support children at home.
Prepare students to graduate from high school ready for college and career.
Prepare teachers for increased participation from diverse communities.
Create a welcoming environment at schools.
Family STARS University is a program of the Family Engagement office. The eight-week course provides parents and guardians with a broad overview of the district's education system and specific strategies to help student learning at home.