The Politics of Family Learning: Perspective on DC

What happens in DC matters to the families we serve. This policy update will contextualize how the political agenda has a direct impact on the conversation and priorities at the federal level. This is important as we look to support family literacy, family engagement, and family leadership programs.

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FACE Forward: Strategies for Putting Family Engagement in the Forefront

Are you ready to FACE forward and put family engagement in the forefront? Transforming family engagement at the district and school level can be difficult and take time. This session will focus on the foundation needed to establish district and school level alignment of family engagement efforts. We will utilize the Dual Capacity Framework to […]

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Family Academy for Collaborative Engagement

This session will detail how one school district created and delivered an effective Family Engagement Academy that provided families with training, materials, and information to support their elementary age children in growing in literacy, math, and social and emotional health.

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Estoy Aquí por Ellos: College Prep for Families

The College Prep Service-Learning partners ESL teacher candidates with Latinx families from a family learning center. The candidates plan lessons for families to learn about college preparation. The presenters include a parent participant, the center’s director, a professor, and a teacher candidate.

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Airtime for Professionals via Podcasting

This session will explore podcasting for workforce development. Young children and their families may benefit from this session because it is focused on how to implement capacity-building practices through a pedagogy of family learning.

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