Program Models

“I LOVE these home visits. It has greatly enhanced my relationships with my students and their parents. My parents will call me instead of waiting for me to get in touch. My students will be open and share things with me. I have better understanding of behaviors and ‘bad’ days. This has been the best thing for a first year middle school teacher!” — Preclarus Mastery Academy

There are currently two program models of HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program in which teachers are making visits to the homes of their students.

Under the School-Wide Model, the entire school and appropriate district-level leaders commit to implementing HOME WORKS! In this model, at least 50% of the school’s teachers must visit at least 50% of their students (with a goal of 100%). MORE…

The Parent Teacher Learning Team Model (PTLT) allows teachers to learn about families in their homes during the home visits, incorporates in-depth academic conversations, and encourages parents to come to school for the classroom meetings. The PTLT model includes one home visit (in pairs), followed by three parent-teacher classroom team meetings at school, and a 30 minute conference with each family. MORE…