Community Engagement Resources

Ongoing community engagement is a vital activity for school districts. Parent involvement affects student achievement and business support enriches the educational experience for students, and all citizens of the community. Members may access these free sample surveys and tips for successful communication.

Survey tips

This introductory survey tips document (pdf) provides tips on administering district surveys along with promotion and distribution ideas and sample text for announcements and press releases.

Survey templates

The following Word documents provide ready-to-use surveys. They can be used as written, or your district may customize them to better meet its needs. If you don’t need the full survey, they may be useful as sample questions you could use in your own survey design. 

Family and community Secondary students
Opinion Survey (English) HB 5 Student Engagement Survey (English)
Opinion Survey (Spanish) HB 5 Student Engagement Survey (Spanish)
HB 5 Focused (English) Student Opinion Survey (English)
HB 5 Focused (Spanish) Student Opinion Survey (Spanish)

Key dates for school calendars

The following list includes special dates that can be included in your school activity calendars. 

Key Dates 2019-20 (pdf)

Community engagement articles

Staying in touch with what is happening in community engagement in districts across the state provides great ideas for growing your district’s engagement program. Enjoy the following articles and check back for additions to the list. 

Building a Public Education Community
A Fully Engaged Citizenry is Essential for School Success
March 2016

Engaged citizens are an essential component for successful public schools. Effective and sustainable community engagement increases student achievement, with the community becoming an invested partner in the education of its students. 

For more information on the survey process, contact Shevis Moore at 800.580.8272, extension 2875, or Shevis.Moore@tasb.org.