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Family & Community Partnerships

The Division of Family & Community Partnerships believes in the incredible collective power that families, schools and community partners have in ensuring that every student can achieve their biggest dreams.

Our mission is to educate, engage and empower families by strengthening relationships, organizing resources, developing partnerships and creating opportunities that develop a strong and thriving community.

Our supports include:

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Family-Focused Resources & Programming

Community Conversations with Superintendent Dorland

Focused on family and community feedback, community conversations provide community members the opportunity to discuss important and current initiatives that impact Jeffco with our Superintendent.

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Family Response Service Team (FRST)

The Family Response Service Team (FRST) is the main point of contact for Jeffco families who need help connecting to school and district resources.

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Mental Health Family Resources

Jeffco strives to keep our students, staff, and families informed and engaged in discussions about various aspects of mental health affecting our community.

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Student Engagement

The Student Engagement Office enhances the overall educational experiences and outcomes of all students through support for educators and leaders, system and program innovation, and fostering collaborative school and community partnerships. 

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Translation & Interpretation Services

Translations & Interpretation Services support families by facilitating oral and written communication between speakers of two different languages.

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Student & School-Centered Supports

Child Welfare Programming

Child Welfare Programming supports students who have experienced out-of-home placement through supports such as Fostering Opportunities.

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Community and Family Connections

Community and Family Connections program (formerly Homeless Services) provides comprehensive support to students experiencing homelessness in Jefferson County through identification and assessment of individual need.

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Federal Programs

Federal Programs work to provide access, equity, and opportunity in order to ensure the success of all students.

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Native American Education Program

The Native American Education Program supports educational success and increases belonging through the use of culturally responsive practices with Native and Indigenous students and families.

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Restorative Practices

The Restorative Practices team is key to supporting this work in schools. Restorative Practices engages in every phase of the prevention and intervention continuum as well, teaching accountability, responsibility and reflection.

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Community-Connected Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Community partnerships are essential to support the success of our students and families. We recognize the strengths and talents that exist in the communities that influence student learning and development and seek to use these to strengthen and support schools, students and their families.

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Volunteer

Volunteers in Jeffco share their knowledge, skills, and expertise to make an impact on the academic lives of our students and the greater community. 

Jeffco is creating a volunteer application process and directory to help match volunteers to schools and schools to volunteers. We intend to begin tracking volunteer hours and type to measure system-wide impact.

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Family Response Service Team (FRST)

The Family Response Service Team is the main point of contact for Jeffco families who need help connecting to school and district resources.