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Family & Community Involvement Award

The Family and Community Involvement Award is presented annually to recognize and promote innovative school-based practices that increase family, community and school partnerships in Florida's K-12 Public Schools. School-level programs are awarded in one of two categories – Elementary (K-5) or Secondary (6-12), and evaluated on the impact of strategies that address the following:

  • Removing barriers between school and family;
  • Enhancing parenting skills;
  • Building resiliency;
  • Fostering communication between stakeholders;
  • Promoting volunteerism, mentorship and citizenship;
  • Improving student learning outcomes; and
  • Strengthening partnerships within the community.

Application & Instructions

The sample nomination form provided below offers a preview of the content included on the online nomination form. Please do not use the sample PDF for nominations.

2021-2022 Winners


E-STREAM Summer Reading Program
George W. Monroe Elementary School
Gadsden County Schools


Career Exploration Opportunities (CEO) Program
Avon Park Middle School
Highlands County Schools

Prior Recipients



Cindy Huffman
Director, Family and Community Engagement
Bureau of Family and Community Outreach