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Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT)

Please note that Academic Parent Teacher Team grants will not be available through DPI for the 2018-19 school year.


The 2017-18 APTT grant funds 10 elementary Title I Focus Schools. Schools will plan, develop, and implement a research-based system of family engagement that strategically connects families and schools to advance student learning and achievement. 

The participating schools will implement Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTTs) that effectively provide parents with the information, skills, and materials they need to support student learning at home. APTT is a classroom-based, teacher-led, data-driven family engagement model focused on collaborating with families to support children’s academic goals by linking home and school learning. APTT PowerPoint.

By participating in this grant schools involve parents in supporting Agenda 2017, ensuring every child graduates college and career ready, and can partner with parents to help close the achievement gap. 

Frequently Asked Questions

List of Academic Parent Teacher Teams Schools (2017-18)

The following schools received funds to implement Academic Parent Teacher Teams for the 2017-18 grant cycle:

District School
21st Century Preparatory School 21st Century Preparatory School
Appleton Area School District Lincoln Elementary
School District of Beloit Merrill Elementary
Eau Claire Area School District Lakeshore Elementary
Fond du Lac School District Riverside Elementary
Kenosha Unified School District Edward Bain School of Language and Art - Creative Arts
Madison Metropolitan School District Frank Allis Elementary
Menasha Joint School District Butte Des Morts Elementary
Racine Unified School District Julian Thomas Elementary
Sun Prairie Area School District C.H. Bird Elementary

Contact Information

Title I and School Support
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Fourth Floor, GEF 3
125 South Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703

Staff Position Contact Info
Ruth Anne Landsverk Family Engagement Coordinator

(608) 266-9757

Keith Stewart Education Consultant

(608) 264-9320

Clara Pfeiffer

Grants Specialist (608) 261-6324