Urban Promise Academy Family Resource Center

Family Engagement at UPA

Goal: Healthy families who are involved in their child’s education, feel welcome at their school, and possess a strong knowledge of the education system in order to be advocates for their child and their community. This means families are:

1. Healthy and safe.

2. Engaged in all aspects of their child’s education.

3. Empowered to be advocates for their child.

Health and Safety

  • Family Nutrition Classes
  • Family Safety Patrol
  • Salad Bar
  • Food Distribution Center
  • Adult Fitness Classes
  • Gardening
  • School Based Health Center
  • School Nurse
  • School Psychologist
  • Health Educator
  • Mental Health Services
  • School Store (food & uniforms)
  • Peer Health Educators
  • Student Leadership Team Health Initiative

Engagement

  • School Site Council
  • ELAC
  • Family Conferences (X3)
  • Open School Day (monthly)
  • Wellness Committee
  • Communication
    • Translation
    • Attendance
    • No Passing Report
    • Behavior Support
    • Events and Meetings
    • Academic Progress
    • Family Support and Resources
    • Community Safety Concerns

Empowerment

  • Family leadership development through school governing bodies (SSC and ELAC)
  • Adult Literacy Classes
  • Adult Computer Training
  • Outside Conferences (CABE, Title 1, FamEli)
  • Parenting Workshops