Promising Partnership Practices

Each year schools, districts, organizations, and state members of NNPS share their success stories in the book Promising Partnership Practices. Published each year since 1998 this collection of books, features practices of school, family, and community partnerships that create a welcoming school climate and support student success from preschool through high school. For great ideas on building and strengthening your partnership program, be sure to check out the partnership practices from Center of Excellence Partner District schools.

Promising Partnership Practices at Johns Hopkins

The NNPS established at Johns Hopkins University annually publishes Promising Partnership Practices, a collection of activities contributed by schools, districts, states, and organizations that promote family and community engagement for fostering greater student academic achievement. Since it began in 1998, the collection boasts 1200 practices for increasing parent and community involvement in the lives of children in and of poverty.  NNPS members are encouraged to submit new and innovative best practices.

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Award-Winning Promising Practices

2017
Alcorn Middle School
ELA Family Fun Night

Delmae Heights Elementary School
Read for a Bead

John W. Moore Intermediate School
The Kick Team

South Florence High School
Highway to Higher Education

Watkins-Nance Elementary School
Dads, Donuts, and Discussion

W.J. Keenan High School
Literacy Enrichment

2016
Greenwood Elementary
Literacy Night at the Museum

Heyward Gibbes Middle School
Bridging the Gap by Reading Everywhere

J.C. Lynch Elementary School
Comprehension Retention

John W. Moore Intermediate
Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead Engineering Club

Lucy T. Davis Elementary School
Monster Mash Family Literacy Night

South Florence High School
Man-Up Initiative: Male Mentoring

2015
Delmae Elementary
Manipulating Math

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Communication is Key to Making Partnership Work

Greenwood Elementary
All Pro Dads

John W. Moore Intermediate School
Moore Lions Club

South Florence High School
Hero Breakfast

South Florence High School
Pi R Squared: Partners in Resources and Resourcefulness

Wallace Gregg Elementary
Bully Free Kindness Challenge

2014
Briggs Elementary
Briggs Amazing Race: Family Edition

Delmae Elementary School
Skype Sessions for Individualized Learning

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Poverty Simulation

Greenwood Elementary
Learning at the Library

John W. Moore Intermediate School
Dads in the Dugout

South Florence High School
Simply the Best

McLaurin Elementary School
P.E.A.R.L.S

2013
Bradley Elementary School
Reading Room Makeover

Burton-Pack Elementary School
Math Night at the Piggly Wiggly

Carver Elementary School
Community Read-A-Thon

Delmae Elementary School
No Family Left Behind: ELL Translation Station

Florence County School District Three
Strengthen District Leadership for Partnerships

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Effective parent leadership Training in High-Poverty Schools

John P. Thomas Elementary School
Drama

Lake City High School
Panther College and Career ExpoLee

Central High School
Family Math Night

Lee Central High School
Books and Basketball Family Literacy Night

Timrod Elementary School
Timrod Pearls

2012
Annie Burnside Elementary School
Intramural Basketball for Intermediate Students

Delmae Elementary School
No Family Left Behind: Healthersize Night

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Add-On Certificate for Teaching in High-Poverty Schools

Henry Timrod Elementary School
DIY Day: Dads Involved in Youth

Moore Intermediate School
Math Carnival

Richland School District One
Richland One Parent and Family Involvement Calendar

2011
Arden Elementary School
Empowerment through Conversation and Networking

Delmae Elementary School
Sip ‘N’ Sob

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Outreach Project

Lake City Elementary School
Takin’ it to the Streets

Main Street Elementary School
R.E.A.L. Men

Pate Elementary School
Camp Out for Literacy

Florence County School District Three
Parent Academy

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Organization Supports District Leadership

Main Street Elementary School
D.A.D.S.: College Bound or Left Behind?

Pate Elementary School
Fancy Nancy Evening of Fun

Wallace Gregg Elementary School
Book Patrol

2010
Florence County School District Three
Parent Academy

Main Street Elementary
D.A.D.S: College Bound or Left Behind?

Pate Elementary School
Fancy Nancy Evening of Fun

Wallace Gregg Elementary
Book Patrol

2009
Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Summer Institute 2009

2008
Ballentine Elementary School
100th Day of School Celebration…with a Twist

Creek Bridge High School
Reading Counts Books Review Celebration

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
An Organization E-Brief

Center of Excellence Sponsored Promising Practices

2017 Promising Partnership Practices

2016 Promising Partnership Practices

2015 Promising Partnership Practices

2014 Promising Partnership Practices

2013 Promising Partnership Practices

2012 Promising Partnership Practices

2011 Promising Partnership Practices