Welcoming Environment Institute Spring 2018

Welcoming Environment Institute
When: May 9th | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Sacramento, CA

Welcoming Environment Institute
When: June 1th | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Fresno, CA

Event Details

Parent Engagement Strategies & Best Practices for Parent Engagement Trainings are a compliant use of Title I funds, allocated for professional development and parental involvement, and other state and federal funds reserved for school improvement and/or parental involvement.

Description: This four hour institute will provide school district and organizational staff with:

  • A foundational knowledge and understanding of parent engagement research and best practices
  • An opportunity to assess and strengthen their school or site’s strategies and practices for enhancing and supporting a welcoming environment.

Training Includes:

  • Interactive professional development sessions
  • Ready-to-use tools for parent engagement planning


Cancelation Policy

Families In Schools (FIS) strives to provide the necessary tools and materials needed for all institute participants to receive the quality services they need. We understand that unplanned issues can come up and you may need to cancel.

Due to preparation and reservation policies with external vendors, we ask that you please provide a 72 hour notice if you need to cancel. A full refund will be issued once a written cancelation has been requested within allotted time.

In the event that you must cancel with 48 hours or less notice, you will have two options:

  • FIS will reimburse 75% of the cost of the institute, or
  • FIS will issue a voucher good for one year to attend an institute of equal or lesser value on the same or different topic provided during the calendar year.

No Show Policy: A “no-show”, is a participant who misses an institute without written cancelation.  A participant who misses an institute without prior written cancelation will not be issued any refund.

All refund and/or vouchers will take 2-3 weeks to issue.

Have questions about Welcoming Environment Institute Spring 2018? Contact Lupe Miranda at (213) 201-3905 or gmiranda@familiesinschools.org.