"If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart." - Cesar Chavez
This section of the website provides approaches to constructing visits with families in which:
1.Teachers and families feel respected by and connected to one another
2.Visits are relevant to all participants
3.Visitors ask questions that engage families and share interests and stories
4.Visits conclude with an understanding of how the visit has been of value to the educator and the family
Home Visits require preparation by the school and by the teachers who
will be visiting. Click here to read some of the ways school staff prepare for visits.
Phase 1: Preparing for home visits with linguistically diverse families
Interpreters speak with educators about home visits
The following attachments provide a variety of tools on Home Visits, including articles, sample forms, and other resources.