BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Learn how you can become a volunteer and make a positive impact on student learning. WJCC appreciates the contributions that volunteers make toward the success of our students and schools.

PARTNER WITH US

You are encouraged to join our team. Linking schools with local business and community organizations can generate mutual benefits in areas such as career readiness, technology, internships and mentorships.

FAMILIES

Tips and strategies to strengthen the connection between home and school. Successful family partnerships are essential to promote student growth and learning.

COMMUNITY

Collaboration between WJCC and community partners maximizes resources, creates learning opportunities and supports academic achievement. Learn how your organization can contribute.

EDUCATOR

Resources to help teachers and administrators integrate strategies to build trusting relationships, promote engagement and collaboration with students and families.

PARENT ACADEMY

Offers families information and resources to promote student success, encourage meaningful involvement and partnership. Sessions are designed explicitly for parents and caring adults.

VISION

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools (WJCC) is committed to developing meaningful, collaborative partnerships with families and the broader community.

Our vision is to support a culture where every family is a full partner in student learning and development. The Office of Public Relations and Engagement outlines and coordinates successful relationships between the schools, families and the community. Our focus is to enhance strategies that support active involvement, open communication and produce an increase in student learning.

PRINCIPLES

Culture

Collective values, beliefs and attitudes that communicate our commitment to effective family partnerships.

Build Relationships & Effective Communication

Interactions are purposeful and designed to promote trust. Communication is meaningful to support student learning.

Build Capacity

Empower schools and families to advocate for students’ academic and social development.

Shared Decision Making

Schools, families, and the community work cooperatively on school procedures, improvement and programing.

Community Partnerships

Partnerships expand resources, influence student learning and establish a supportive learning environment.

Felicia Highland, Ed.D.

Felicia Highland, Ed.D.

Coordinator for Multicultural Awareness and Family & Community Engagement

p: (757) 603-6541
e: felicia.highland@wjccschools.org

OUR PARTNERS

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