Overview

Families and educators share responsibility to ensure children’s success in school.

With authentic partnerships, schools encourage and extend the many ways families support children’s learning in the home, school, and community.

Global Family Research Project

● Helps districts and schools to transform their systems and practices for continuous improvement in family engagement.

● Advocates for an intentional focus on family engagement and partnerships as part of teacher and administrator preparation programs.

● Identifies key strategic areas where family engagement can have the greatest impact on children’s development and education.

Featured Resources

Out of a Crisis, Districts Look to Post-Pandemic Shifts in Family Engagement
May 10
Blog

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Schools Capacity Building

Out of a Crisis, Districts Look to Post-Pandemic Shifts in Family Engagement

Schools Find Successful New Ways to Partner with Families, Support Student Learning, and Empower Parent Liaisons

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Family engagement professionals become first responders, develop creative ways to connect with students and parents
Dec 3
Blog

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Schools Capacity Building

Family engagement professionals become first responders, develop creative ways to connect with students and parents

As remote learning continues, parent coordinators take the lead in reimagining services to ‘meet families where they are’ and adapt to an ever-changing fall semester.

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Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative
Nov 12
Blog

Early Childhood Education Schools Family Engagement Capacity Building

Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative

The city’s Family Policy Council is fostering community collaboration to build students’ — and families’ — confidence in math.

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Science Museum Adapts Model to Bring Joy Through STEM to Families Hit Hard by COVID-19
Oct 19
Blog

Afterschool Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Science Museum Adapts Model to Bring Joy Through STEM to Families Hit Hard by COVID-19

The New York Hall of Science’s ‘hyper-local’ approach to family engagement builds ‘parents’ agency’ to support their children’s learning in STEM.

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