Uplifting & Wrapping Around Our Communities

It Takes a Village: Education and community professionals will share assessment tools (community and individual) and strategies as well as discuss the impact of wraparound services and the primary person model to help create individualized plans of support for families to thrive in challenging communities.

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Fundraising: What it Takes to Raise the Money

What does it take to raise the extra money your program needs? The Enemy Swim Day School FACE Program found out that fundraising is so much more than just the money. Come discover what the FACE families learned on their journey to raising money for an exciting family trip.

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Leveraging Media to Support Parent Priorities

We will share a study that explored the successes and challenges families face in supporting their children’s learning at home. We’ll introduce strategies to share with families, including ways to leverage media, that address learning priorities and align with families’ values and everyday lives.

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Family Literacy Initiative Evaluation Results

The William Penn Foundation launched a multi-generational family literacy initiative that included a 4-year evaluation conducted by the Goodling Institute at Penn State University. This session highlights promising findings from the evaluation of five family literacy programs in Philadelphia.

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Family-School Partnerships: Successful Strategies

This session provides strategies for strengthening family-school partnerships, with attention to students with social-emotional challenges. Teachers and Parents as Partners (TAPP), an intervention for connecting parents and educators, will be reviewed. Participants will leave with tools for creating partnerships.

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Community Partnerships and Dual Language

In this session, participants will learn about the importance of developing strong community partnerships to advance dual language education, family engagement, and programming.

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