Parent and Family Engagement

  • Parent & Family Engagement  


    Wayne County FY'22 Parent and Family Engagement Policy

    Política de participación de los padres y la familia del condado de Wayne en español para el año fiscal 22

     The Wayne County School District welcomes parent input and comments at any time regarding the school's or district's Parent and Family Engagement Plan.  All feedback is used during the revisions of these documents.  Feedback may be submitted by clicking on the "Click to Take Parent and Family Engagement Plan Survey" below after you have reviewed the documents.  You may also contact Nelda Simmons at 912-427-1000 EXT250 to review hard copies of these documents.  

    Click to Take the Parent and Family Engagement Plan Survey

    Click documents at bottom of page to view parent engagement documents in PDF format.

     Wayne County Schools Parent and Family Engagement

    All schools in the Wayne County School System as a part of Title I funding are provided with Parent and Family Engagement programs to assist them in achieving their goals and expectations of helping and keeping parents/families engaged in their child's education. Research shows that children who have families that regularly attend school events and stay updated on grades and other academic endeavors are more likely to excel in school activities and succeed at a higher level than those children who have families that are less active when it comes to academia.

    The Parent and Family Engagement Specialist for Wayne County is:
    Nelda Simmons -

    Our goals and promise to the families and community of Wayne County are that we will strive our hardest to achieve and maintain the National Standards for Parent/Family Engagement. With your help, we believe there is no limit to how high the students of Wayne County can go!

     Wayne County Adopted PTA Standards for Parent/Family Engagement Programs

    Standard 1:  Communicating—Communication between home and school is regular, two-way, and meaningful.

    Standard II:  Parenting—Parenting skills are promoted and supported.

    Standard III:  Student Learning—Parents play an integral role in assisting student learning.

    Standard IV:  Volunteering—Parents are welcome in the school, and their support and assistance are sought.

    Standard V:  School Decision Making and Advocacy—Parents are full partners in the decisions that affect children and families.

    Standard VI:  Collaborating with Community—Community resources are used to strengthen schools, families, and student learning.


    Due to school closures during the 2019-2020 school year, district plans/policies, school plan/policy, and compacts may remain active for the 2020-2021 school year.  Revisions and updates will be made and distributed to families as changes are made with our goal of having new and updated Family and community Engagement compliance documents for the 2021-2022 school year.

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