Community Engagement and Volunteering
Engaging parents and community members participating effectively in the life of schools and districts is both complex and vital to the success of the students in the system. Given this challenge, Lake County Schools has developed ways of engaging parents and community members successfully with the goals of our schools. For example, families are encouraged to participate in all facets of their child's education. We develop partnerships with businesses, civic organizations, and other community groups to promote adult participation in children's education and to maximize the resources available to support learning. Teachers and other school personnel are trained in effective practices that support family and community involvement.
This program functions as the District’s recognition that the schools and the community must work together to provide quality education.Knowing that community involvement is key to providing high-quality services amidst constant growth and change, the program identifies, trains and works with volunteers who have time, energy and resources to share.
The purpose of the program is to offer assistance to schools to assure that they are able to:
The Community Resource and Volunteering Office is responsible for: