State law requires districts to adopt community involvement plans or policies.
Michigan After-School Partnership
Report addresses plans to encourage community involvement in schools through partnerships to provide after-school programming.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1525. Funds to support professional development and education; use; approval of annual plan; disapproval of funding.
(1) State and federal funds appropriated by the legislature to support professional development and education may be used for the following: … (d) A principal leadership academy. The department, in collaboration with statewide associations of school principals, shall establish the principal leadership academy. The principal leadership academy shall consist of training for school principals that is conducted by other school principals who have a record of demonstrated success in improving pupil performance. The department shall solicit input from school district superintendents and intermediate superintendents to compile a list of successful school principals who would likely be effective in conducting the training at the principal leadership academy and shall select school principals to conduct the training from this list. The training shall include all aspects of successful school leadership, including at least all of the following: ... (ii) Strategies for engaging community support and involvement. ... (e) Community leadership development. The state board, in conjunction with intermediate school districts, shall conduct a leadership development training program in each school district for members of the community.