New Jersey Department of Education

Guidelines for Successfully Planning Summer Learning

Imperative to the success of summer learning is the engagement of a variety of stakeholders. Additionally, a core component of specific federal funding including ESSA, and ARP ESSER funding requires meaningful engagement of diverse stakeholders. Consider incorporating the following individuals and/or entities invested in LEAs’ summer learning strategies in various stages of planning:

  • Parent / Guardians and Caregivers
  • Teachers of multiple disciplines and grade-levels
  • Specialists
  • IEP teams
  • School Counselors
  • School Nurses
  • Teacher’s union representatives
  • Principals and supervisors
  • Community Based Partner organizations
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Student Support Services
  • Academic/Curriculum office representatives
  • Food Service
  • Family/Community advocates
  • Social Services
  • Students
  • Other interested and impacted parties

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