Tools and Resources

  • Key resources and tools are identified to help educators, caregivers and youth to understand the diverse issues affecting a student’s education, and ways to advocate and ensure positive educational outcomes for children and youth in foster care.

     

    Legal Center for Foster Care and Education

    www.fostercareandeducation.org

    Serves as a national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of children in the foster care system. 

     

    Facing Foster Care in Alaska 

    www.ffcalaska.org

    FFCA mission is to improve the foster care system through sharing our experiences, supporting and educating youth and social services, and implementing positive change in society. foster care system through sharing our experiences, supporting and educating youth and social services, and implementing positive change in society as a whole."

     

    Casey Family Programs

    www.casey.org

    Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest operating foundation working to provide, improve, and ultimately prevent the need for foster care.  They are committed to safely reduce the number of children in foster care and improve the lives of those who remain in care.

     

    Alaska Center for Resource Families

    Education Guide for Alaska Resource Families

    www.acrf.org

    This handbook addresses basic education issues with an emphasis on areas where the experience is different for resource families

     

    Foster Care Club

    www.fosterclub.com

    Foster Club’s mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and contribute to a better life for their peers.