2017 National Family and Community Engagement Conference
June 22, 2017 - 8:00 am to June 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Event Host(s): Institute for Educational Leadership
The 2017 conference supports all who strive for excellence in family-school-community partnerships. Participants will access 4 major plenaries presenting leadership perspectives from a multitude of backgrounds, including the high-impact work taking place locally in the Bay Area.
Engaging Families: Transformational Moments, Sustainable Practices is a field-building, personal and professional development event that focuses on knowledge areas such as:
Early Support and Intervention with young children and families is the best educational investment, a springboard for lifelong learning.
Relationship Building and Trust are foundational to high-quality family engagement and community practice.
Building Adult Capacities and improving the systems designed to support adult learning and skill building is critical for helping children thrive.
Parent Leadership, Advocacy and Community Organizing are key to ensuring healthy communities and thriving spaces in which families and children can learn and grow.
The top engagement practices Promote Inclusion, Ensure Equity and Create Opportunity while improving outcomes for children and adults with and without disabilities, regardless of race, language, culture or economic status.
Integrated, Systemic Approaches are critical for applying evidence-based practices that maximize impact.