Family

Families are important to students of all ages. Welcoming Schools offers teacher-friendly resources designed to help educators create a sense of belonging for the families and caregivers of all students in their classrooms and schools.

Responding to Questions, Family, LGBTQ+, Parents/Caregivers

"Yes, They Are a Family!"

Children ask questions to understand the world around them. Be prepared with these sample responses about family.

Family, LGBTQ+

Developing A Welcoming Classroom

Educators working to develop a classroom that is welcoming of all students and their families may find it helpful to ask these questions.

Family, Parents/Caregivers

Family Education and Community Building

The involvement and understanding of the parents and guardians in the school community is critical to creating a welcoming school for all children. Family programs are also a great way…