Student voice and choice about learning is more important than ever. To help support discussions that empower student voice, we have created a new set of lesson plans for students in elementary, middle and high school.
Parental Consent Letter (English and Spanish)
For schools or districts needing a parental consent form to allow students to participate in Speak Up, please use and revise this draft passive parental consent form as needed. You can copy the text below or download the consent form in English or Spanish the top left hand corner of the page.
Parent Outreach Tips
To help you get started promoting Speak Up with your parent community, we’ve put together some outreach tips. We hope this will help you to reach more of your parent community!
Group Data Collection Forms and Instructions
From these instructions you can learn how to facilitate the survey with your class as well as how to enter your class responses in to Speak Up.
These informational flyers are a great way to create awareness about Speak Up. Flyers explain the background of the project, benefits of participation and share testimonials from other participating districts. We recommend using one of these flyers as a way to introduce Speak Up to your district or school administrators. Also a great email, newsletter or email template!
Audience Specific Flyers
These flyers are a great way to create awareness about Speak Up for individual audiences. Flyers can be edited to include your school/district specific information.
Sample Outreach Text
Use these sample outreach texts for emails, newsletters, blog posts or content for your website. Here you will find a variety of options for all audiences, to help you get the word out about Speak Up to your school(s). Feel free to change the content to better fit your needs.