It’s important to communicate with your school community about your partnership with Challenge Success. Doing so can help galvanize stakeholders and generate buy-in for making policy and practice changes that promote student engagement and well-being. Included here are ideas about how to talk about your work with Challenge Success, how to share school survey data, and how to engage parents, faculty, and students in your efforts.
General Info About CS
Overview of Challenge Success – Slide deck with info about the origin, mission, and work of Challenge Success to introduce the organization to others in your school community.
Overloaded & Underprepared: Video Summary – Series of short videos highlighting each chapter of Overloaded & Underprepared to educate your community about the Challenge Success framework for school change.
Challenge Success School Program FAQs – Key FAQs and talking points to help communicate with all stakeholders about your work with Challenge Success.
Why Challenge Success – 5-minute video created by Challenge Success featuring students, faculty, and a parent sharing why it is important to “challenge success” and what they learned from partnering with Challenge Success.
Tools & Templates
Template for Intro Message – A template to help you craft a message to your school community about your partnership with Challenge Success.
The Parent Role on the Challenge Success Team – Practical tips, tools, and resources to help parents serve as effective Challenge Success team members.
Sharing SPACE Framework with Faculty – A protocol to build buy-in with faculty around the elements of the SPACE framework for school change.
Tips for Sharing Challenge Success Survey Results – Best practices for successfully sharing survey results with faculty, parents, and students.
Partner School Examples
Faculty Reflections on SPACE: Beckman High School – Example of how a school surveyed its faculty to determine potential changes related to the SPACE framework.
Newsletter: Dover-Sherborn High School – Example of how a school introduced Challenge Success to its school community via their school newsletter.
Message from Head: Keys School – Example of how a school introduced Challenge Success to their school community via a blog post from their head of school.
Email from Principal: La Canada High School – Example of how a school introduced Challenge Success to their school community via email from the principal.
Website: Westlake High School – Dedicated website created by a Challenge Success school team.
Website: Northwoods High School – Dedicated Challenge Success page on a school’s website.
PTA Created Video: Corona Del Mar – 4-minute video created by a Challenge Success school team after attending the Fall Conference.