School-to-Home Connection: Supporting Self-Regulation Development

Research has shown that self-regulation skills are the underlying proficiencies necessary for learning and success in school. These skills begin developing in early childhood and are fully developed into adulthood. Their development can be supported both at home and at school. In this session, we will discuss what self-regulation is as well as strategies and […]

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What ED Learned from the Family Engagement Learning Series

The US Department of Education, in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Overdeck Family Foundation, facilitated a six-part webinar series intended to help education leaders and practitioners implement family engagement strategies that support student success. Thousands attended the webinars that brought evidence-based strategies and research, bright spots from the field, and resources […]

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Overcoming Barriers: Closing the Engagement Gap

Language, income, and tech are a few hurdles preventing strong family-school partnerships. We’ll share proven methods with evidence-backed strategies employed by hundreds of schools that bridge the divide to move families from connected to engaged to empowered.

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Beyond Digital Equity: Nurturing Multigenerational Digital Resilience

Imagine a world with intentional community-informed programming that targets digital literacy skills for all ages. What impact would this have on multigenerational digital resilience? This session will help you to: understand what digital resilience is, plan your own intentional programming, and support your understanding of resources available to bolster digital equity in your community. World […]

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Federal Resources for a Family Learning System

A variety of federal programs fund family literacy and family engagement. This session will focus on federal funding streams that support this work and will provide examples of how organizations can access and use these funds to support families and aid in program sustainability.

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Working Together: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Wisdom

Panelists will share insights from their experience as part of the FACE Practitioner Committee, which brings together preschool teachers, adult education teachers, coordinators, and principals from several FACE programs to propose peer-developed solutions to common family literacy challenges.

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Unlocking Parents’ Potential Through Leadership

Create opportunities to help adult learners unlock their potential, develop leadership skills, and directly impact their home, school, and community. Come learn strategies to incorporate into your lesson plan. Practice engagement activities that will effectively motivate and support parents.

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The Untapped Resource of Afterschool Staff

Afterschool program staff can and do play a powerful role in helping youth, families, and schools thrive! In this interactive session, you’ll hear stories about the essential connecting role afterschool can play in family engagement.

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Supporting Children and Families in Science and Math Through Partnerships and Play

Home, school, and community partnerships are vital to maximizing young children’s STEM learning, inquiry and problem-solving, and sustained science and math interests and confidence. We will share hands-on games, strategies, and resources, for engaging, educating, and empowering families as partners in their children’s math and science play.

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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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