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I am happy to share some of the forms, documents and resources that you might find helpful in your school counseling program. Enjoy.

FAMILY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

BOOK RESOURCES

• Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide To Family-School Partnerships – Henderson, Mapp, Johnson & Davies
• School, Family and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action – Epstein & Associates
• The Power of Family-School Partnering: A Practical Guide for School Mental Health Professionals & Educators – Lines, Miller & Arthur-Stanley
• Building Successful Partnerships: A Guide for Developing Parent and Family Involvement Programs – National PTA

REPORTS/RESOURCES
• Handbook on Family & Community Engagement, Redding et al (www.families-schools.org)
• Title I and Parent Involvement: Lessons from the Past, Recommendations for the Future; Mapp www.americanprogress.org/issues/issues/2012/03/pdf/titleI_parental_invovlement.pdf 
• Primary Sources 2012: America’s Teachers on the Teaching Profession (http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/primarysources)
• The MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Teachers, Parents and the Economy www.metlife.com/assets/cao/contributions/foundation/american-teacher/MetLife-Teacher-Survey-2011.pdf
• Turning Points: Transforming Middle Schools www.turningpts.org/pdf/Family.pdf

OTHER RESOURCES

• Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (www.casel.org)
• Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (www.sedl.org)
• Harvard Family Research Project (www.hfrp.org)
• National Parent Teacher Association (www.pta.org)
• National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (www.ncpie.org)
• US Department of Education (www.ed.gov/parents)

COLLEGE RELATED INFORMATION

• Alumni Day script – juniors
• Alumni Day script – freshmen
• Athletic Recruitment Brochure
• College Awareness Week schedule
• CAW Door Decorating Rules
• CAW Door Decorating Rubric
• College Fair Tip Sheet
• College Prep Night Agenda
• College Prep Night Evaluation
• College Prep Night PowerPoint
• Essay writing pre-test
• Guidelines for writing Teacher Recommendations for Colleges
• College Fair Worksheet
• PSAT Pre-Post Test
• SAT Prep Resources
• Writing the College Essay
Counselor Letter of Recommendation guidelines 

DIVERSITY RELATED ITEMS

• 2012 Diversity Awareness Week Program – Details of the 2012 Diversity Awareness Week program at Monson High School.
• 2011 Diversity Awareness Week Program – Details of the 2011 Diversity Awareness Week program at Monson High School.
Dot Game  is an exercise to help us develop an understanding of what it is like living in a society with rigid social classes.  Although the rules are exaggerated, it still serves its point.  We hope you enjoy the day and benefit from it in some way.
The Cold Within– Poem about accepting differences.
• In Our Family Curriculum Guide – In Our Family is a museum-quality traveling photo-text exhibit about twenty families representing a breadth of diversity and family configurations including: adoptive and foster families; divorced and stepfamilies, single parent households, multiracial families, families facing chronic illness and death; families living with mental and physical disabilities; lesbian and gay-parented families; interfaith families, multigenerational households, and immigrant families.
• School Climate Survey

FORMS

• 2011-12 SAP Grade 9 survey
• 2011-12 SAP staff survey
• Activity Log
Add/Drop Registration Form
Checklist for New Student Registration
Freshman Fact Sheet
4 Year Plan Sample
Block Schedule weekly format
Mental Health Release Form
Online Learning Fact Sheet
Parent of a New Student Satisfaction Survey
New Student Satisfaction Survey
Records Release Form
Registration Form
• School Counseling Office Brochure
• Senior Exit Interview
Checklist for New Student Registration
Transcript Request Form

GRADE 8-9 TRANSITION

• Big Brother Big Sister Letter writing guidelines
• Grade 8 Transition Night Agenda
• Grade 8 Transition Night PowerPoint
• Sample Grade 8 to 9 Transition Program

MISCELLANEOUS

• As a new school year begins Poem
• Example Career Plan

• Carrer Plan Lesson PowerPoint
• National School Counseling Week Ideas
• Drop Out Prevention Study PowerPoint
• Extra-Curricular Activity Booklet
• 2010-11 Massachusetts Accountability Report Card
• Physical Education waiver policy
• Small group counseling parent letter & permission slip
School Counselor Lesson Observation Form