Find Ways to Insert the Attendance Message...
Review your school calendar and identify events when you can incorporate attendance awareness.
Consider the ways you communicate with parents and integrate information about attendance and the importance of having every student present.
Here are some examples of how attendance can become a part of school activities:
Think About the Places Parents Go...
The best way to begin increasing awareness in the community is to think about all the places where parents go and build partnerships so the message about good attendance is displayed and “heard” community-wide (e.g., grocery stores, pediatricians’ offices, churches).
Share the Message Throughout the Community--Where Parents Go!