It’s officialDr. Karen L. Mapp will take the 2019 Families Learning Conference mainstage at our Opening Session Monday, Nov. 4, 2019! Dr. Mapp is a senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the faculty director of the Education Policy and Management Master’s Program.

Dr. Karen Mapp, keynote speaker for Opening Session of Families Learning Conference

Over the past twenty years, Dr. Mapp’s research and practice focus has been on the cultivation of partnerships among families, community members and educators that support student achievement and school improvement.

In her keynote, Dr. Mapp will discuss the Dual Capacity Framework for Family-School Partnerships, a tool she developed in collaboration with the United States Department of Education. This research-based framework identifies the goals and conditions necessary to develop and sustain effective family-school partnership initiatives and identifies the practice strategies that support student learning and school improvement.

Following her keynote, Dr. Mapp will be signing her latest book, Powerful Partnerships: A Teacher’s Guide to Engaging Families for Student Success.

Thanks to our partner Scholastic for providing the opportunity for Conference attendees to hear from Dr. Mapp!

Join us to hear this dynamic expert in family engagementregister for the 2019 Families Learning Conference. Now through June 20, use discount code SCHOOLSOUT upon checkout to receive $50 off your registration!