Thomasville City Schools

Community and Stakeholder Relationships

Important Relationships

School leaders are constantly reminded that they cannot meet the challenges of successfully educating students alone. Administrators, teachers, parents, and students need one another and the support of community partners to improve outcomes for students. Building relationships among stakeholders within schools and between those outside of schools helps develop healthy students ready to learn.

Some Great Examples of Engaging Stakeholders

What do we want stakeholders to do?

Parents can…

1. Read to their young children at home

2. Learn the key information to know

about supporting the school’s

effort to improve student reading

outcomes

3. Follow the progress of their own

children and of the school as a whole

4. Talking with teachers and school

leaders about how the parent can

help when results fall short of goals

5. Advocate at the school, district, and

state levels for systems supports

which will help produce and sustain

improved results.

Community citizens and business leaders can…

1. Learn the key information to know

about supporting the school’s

efforts to improve student reading

outcomes

2. Collaborate with school leaders

to identify the variables they

can influence which can make a

difference in student outcomes

3. Advocate at the community and state

levels for systems supports-policies,

priorities, training, and resources

which will support improved

outcomes

4. Support and promote the

improvement agenda of the schools

and district.