November 2020 is Family Engagement in Education Month: Resources and Flyer (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)
Families & Schools: Perfect Partners for Student Success
Governor Ralph S. Northam, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. James F. Lane and the Virginia Department of Education recognize November as Family Engagement Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The importance of parental engagement in schools is well documented. Over 30 years of research shows that one of the most effective ways to increase student achievement is for parents to be actively involved in the education of their children.
November is Family Engagement Month in Schools
The Virginia Department of Education is committed to improving parent and family involvement for all students including students with disabilities. We believe that family school collaboration is essential to student success.