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All posts by Phyllis Jordan

Using Technologies + Apps to Promote Better Attendance!


The number of messages sent between schools, teachers and families exploded when schools closed last spring. Communications sent home are often split across an array of channels – websites,...
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Launching the 2020 Attendance Awareness Campaign!


As a result of the many challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we are launching the 2020 Attendance Awareness Campaign this month! This year – more than ever before – there is a...
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Stay Tuned for Launch of Attendance Awareness Campaign 2020!


As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold in the U.S., we recognize that our communities, schools, families and students face unprecedented challenges. At Attendance Works, we are committed to...
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By the Numbers! AAC 2019


This year the Attendance Awareness Campaign was celebrated with a flurry of activity from schools and communities across the country. Our theme this year, We Belong in School, encourages everyone to...
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MENTOR’s social media toolkit helps spread the word!


Students with positive, nurturing adult mentors are 52 percent less likely to skip a day of school and are 81 percent more likely to join in sports and extracurricular activities, according to...
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Twitter Chat: Preparing for a New School Year!


The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Attendance Works and Foundations, Inc. hosted an interactive Twitter chat in preparation for the new school year. We posed eight questions during the hour-long...
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Webinar Series highlights “We Belong in School” theme


We are excited to announce that the Attendance Awareness Campaign (AAC) kickoff webinar, Lay a Foundation, broke a record with 2,000+ registrations. In addition, so far the webinar recording has been...
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May 16 Webinar: Focus on Teens


In many school districts across the county, chronic absence spikes in middle or high school. But being in class every day is even more critical for teens. Instruction is fast-pace and lessons build...
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March 21 Webinar Launches Attendance Awareness Campaign!


Join us as we kick off Attendance Awareness Campaign 2019 with our first of four, We Belong in School! webinars. Speakers on the March 21 webinar, Lay a Foundation: Engage Families to Address Chronic...
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Mentoring In Real Life & Attendance Week


This year, our Attendance Awareness Month Partner MENTOR has set aside the week of September 17 as Mentoring In Real Life & Attendance Week! Students are more likely to attend school when they...
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