NAFSCE is excited to co-host a convening for members with the US Department of Education entitled Family Engagement from Research to Practice: The Impact of Family Engagement on African American Student Achievement.
The event will be held on Wednesday, September 21 in the US Department of Education’s Barnard Auditorium and feature William Jeynes impressive meta-analysis which connects effective family engagement to black student achievement. NAFSCE Vice Chair, Anne Henderson and William Jeynes will follow-up his presentation with a conversation. Two panels will then respond to the research including David Johns (White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans), Frank Gettridge (Kellogg Foundation), and Carol Brunson-Day (National Association for the Education of Young Children). Secretary King will make remarks, and participants will engage in round table discussions.
NAFSCE members should have received their invitation to attend.