The Community Classroom, Engaging Caregivers

Powered by partnership at every level, from state government to local volunteers, attendees will learn how Tennessee rolled out a statewide effective home-to-school connection, including a text messaging literacy program for caregivers and community-based literacy strategies to engage families.

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Welcome to Parent Nation: Our Rural Pilot

Partners for Rural Impact (PRI) brought Parent Villages, a program based on the work of Dr. Dana Suskind in Parent Nation, to our organization and to one of our communities  in 2023. In this session, you’ll experience Parent Village activities firsthand and learn how to use them to build capacity in your organization and rural […]

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PACT Time®: Increasing Parent Participation with Children Preschool through Middle School

Implementing PACT Time® with immigrant and refugee parents can present unique challenges. During this session we will share our experiences increasing parent participation with their children from preschool through middle school. We will show how we created meaningful parent and child interactions in and out of the classroom.

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Partnering With Multilingual Families

This session covers best practices for engaging Multilingual Learners and their families. How can you design family learning and engagement that is welcoming for MLs? How can you increase attendance for ML families? How can you evaluate your program so you continue to grow your program each year? Find out in this session!

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Recruitment and Retention

Learn how to form lasting relationships with the community to keep your FACE Program strong. Participants will learn how to create a working Recruitment and Retention Plan as well as how to plan recruitment events and partner with local organizations within the community they serve.

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DREME Family Math Resources

Discover the wide array of freely-available family math resources for educators and family-facing practitioners created by the Development and Research on Early Mathematics Education (DREME) Network. The research-based resources help professionals support family math with young children.

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Community Schools as a Family Leadership Strategy

This session will highlight local examples of how the Community Schools strategy has increased family engagement and leadership, connected to national research that shows how Community Schools can be a catalyst for family leadership.

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Creating Interactive “Math Play Sessions”

Join MathTalk to learn more about ways to engage families and reduce “math anxiety” with interactive math experiences. MathTalk will lead a “Math Play Session” that provides ideas on how to create experiences using MathTrails, creative physical math activities, and pairing Augmented Reality gaming.

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